Results 1 to 2 of 2

Math Help - Word problem.

  1. #1
    Member
    Joined
    Apr 2009
    From
    california
    Posts
    121

    Word problem.

    To run 10000 meters in a world class time of 27:30 (27min 30 sec) approximately what time should a competitor expect to hear at the 1600-meter mark?

    Vicky.
    Follow Math Help Forum on Facebook and Google+

  2. #2
    MHF Contributor
    skeeter's Avatar
    Joined
    Jun 2008
    From
    North Texas
    Posts
    11,621
    Thanks
    426
    Quote Originally Posted by Vicky1997 View Post
    To run 10000 meters in a world class time of 27:30 (27min 30 sec) approximately what time should a competitor expect to hear at the 1600-meter mark?

    Vicky.
    set up a proportion ...

    \frac{t}{27.5} = \frac{1600}{10000}

    solve for t
    Follow Math Help Forum on Facebook and Google+

Similar Math Help Forum Discussions

  1. word problem - the snow plough problem?
    Posted in the Differential Equations Forum
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: October 13th 2011, 01:02 PM
  2. Replies: 3
    Last Post: January 2nd 2011, 08:20 PM
  3. 1 Word problem and 1 function problem
    Posted in the Algebra Forum
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: April 21st 2010, 08:01 AM
  4. Replies: 2
    Last Post: January 10th 2009, 05:49 AM

Search Tags


/mathhelpforum @mathhelpforum