# Train trip word problem

A train traveled a distance of 331 kilometers between New York City and Boston. If the trip took 5 hours, what was the train's average speed in meters per second? Round to the nearest whole unit.

 pready Posts: 2,662, Reputation: 882 Ultra Member #2 Apr 14, 2012, 08:20 AM
First you need to figure out how many meters is 331 kilometers and how many seconds are in 5 hours, then divide the meters by the seconds to get your answer.

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