Cyclists

Cyclist who rides at an average speed 16 km/h travels trip distance 10 min before the cyclist who rides at an average speed 11 km/h.

What is the length of this cyclist trip(distance in km)?

Correct result:

s =  5.87 km

Solution:

16(t1060)=11t t=0.53 h s=11t s=5.87 km

16•(60t-10)=11•t•60; s = 11 t

16•(60•t-10)=11•t•60
s = 11•t

300t = 160
s-11t = 0

s = 88/15 ≈ 5.866667
t = 8/15 ≈ 0.533333

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