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Problem
Barney Schwinn notices that the odometer on his bicycle reads , a palindrome, because it reads the same forward and backward. After riding more hours that day and the next, he notices that the odometer shows another palindrome, . What was his average speed in miles per hour?
Solution
Barney travels miles in hours for an average of miles per hour.
See Also
2008 AMC 8 (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | ||
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Followed by Problem 6 | |
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