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If you go $50$ miles in $2 \frac{1}{2}$ hours, what is your average speed?

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1 of 2The average speed $v$ is given by the formula

$v = \frac{s}{t}$

where $s$ is the distance passed in time $t$. Substituting $s = 50$ and $t = 2\frac{1}{2} = 2.5$ into the formula, we calculate the average speed:

$v = \frac{50}{2.5} = 20\,\text{mi}/\text{h}$

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