Mary rides her horse with a constant speed of 14 miles per hour. How long will she take to travel a distance of 7 miles?

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  • 11 months ago

    Mary can travel 14 miles in one hour. Half of that (7 miles) will take her a half-hour.

  • Anonymous
    11 months ago

    14 miles for 1 hour

    so 7 miles for 30 minutes

  • 11 months ago

    D = st

    t = D/s

    t = (7 miles) /(14 miles/hour)

    t = 0.5 hours or 30 minutes... answer//

  • Ian H
    Lv 7
    11 months ago

    14 miles in 1 hour, so,

    7 miles in half an hour, because,

    7 is half of 14.

    Consider why you posted this very simple question, when it would have been easier to try it yourself.

    Is it lack of confidence in your ability or were you a bit lazy.?

    Try to engage with maths. You might find that things start to make sense.

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  • David
    Lv 7
    11 months ago

    Half of that time which is 30 minutes

  • Jim
    Lv 7
    11 months ago

    Here's the correct method

    Given 7 miles, start there, then multiply by converters

    7 miles (1 hour/14 miles)

    the miles top and bottom cancel, leaving hours

    = 7/14 hr = 1/2 hour

    1/2 hour (60 minures/1 hour) = 30 minutes

  • Pearl
    Lv 7
    11 months ago

    half an hr is how long it will take her

  • 11 months ago

    time = distance/speed

    time = 14/7 = 2 hours

  • Eva
    Lv 5
    11 months ago

    Mary's horse will be exhausted before she reaches 7 miles.

  • -j.
    Lv 7
    11 months ago

    constant speed = distance / time

    14 = 7 / time

    14 * time = 7

    time = 7/14

    time = 0.5, or half an hour.

    Hope that helps!

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