# Formula for average speed

What is the formula for average speed??

 icecream Posts: 162, Reputation: 37 Junior Member #2 Oct 11, 2007, 10:03 AM
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 Originally Posted by tinkk63 What is the formula for average speed???
I don't know myself but, try asking in the physics area. I'm sure they can lend a brain hehe
 Ken 297 Posts: 112, Reputation: 135 Junior Member #3 Oct 11, 2007, 11:15 AM
Take the total distance divided by the time.If you travel 200 miles in four hours divide 200 by 4 and your average speed is 50 mph.
 nycfunction Posts: 29, Reputation: 15 New Member #4 Nov 12, 2007, 07:55 PM
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 Originally Posted by tinkk63 What is the formula for average speed???

Average speed = total distance divided by total time.

Let r = average speed

Let D = total distance

Let t = total time

r = D/t

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