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Average speed is distance over time, or the slope of the line through the point and the origin. <math>\boxed{\textbf{(E)}\ \text{Evelyn}}</math> has the steepest line, and runs the greatest distance for the shortest amount of time. | Average speed is distance over time, or the slope of the line through the point and the origin. <math>\boxed{\textbf{(E)}\ \text{Evelyn}}</math> has the steepest line, and runs the greatest distance for the shortest amount of time. | ||
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Latest revision as of 17:34, 24 September 2016
Problem
The results of a cross-country team's training run are graphed below. Which student has the greatest average speed?
Solution
Average speed is distance over time, or the slope of the line through the point and the origin. has the steepest line, and runs the greatest distance for the shortest amount of time.
See Also
2005 AMC 8 (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | ||
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