On an uphill hike Ted climbs at 3mph. Going back down, he runs at 5mph. If it takes him forty minutes longer to climb up than run down, then what is the length of the hike?

Guest Jul 31, 2020

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d / 3 = d/5 + 2/3 solve for d ( 2/3 is 40 minutes )

d = 3/5 d + 2

2/5 d = 2

d = 5 miles

ElectricPavlov Jul 31, 2020