Solve the following word problem: Al and Mandy are driving to Mexico. They know that if you drive 100 kilome

Solve the following word problem: Al and Mandy are driving to Mexico. They know that if you drive 100 kilometers per hour, then you are driving at about 62 miles per hour (MPH). However, the speed limit is 85 kilometers per hour. Rounding to the nearest whole mile, what is the speed limit in miles per hour?

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    100 km/h = 62 mph

    85 km/h = x mph

    x * 100 = 62 * 85

    x = 52.7

    so, the answer would be 53 mph

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  • 1 decade ago

    100 k = 62 m

    85 k = 62 x 85 / 100

    = 53 k p hour

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  • 1 decade ago

    53 miles per hour.

    85 kph * (62 mph)/(100 kph) = 0.85 * 62 = 52.7

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