# SOLUTION: A bicyclist rode into the county for 5 hours. In returning her speed was 5mi/h faster and her trip took 4 hours. What was her speed each way?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Equations Question 114671: A bicyclist rode into the county for 5 hours. In returning her speed was 5mi/h faster and her trip took 4 hours. What was her speed each way?Answer by edjones(7569)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!d=st d=dist., s=speed, t=time st=st Let s=speed going out. s+5=speed returning 5s=4(s+5) 5s=4s+20 5s-4s=4s-4s+20 s=20 mi/h, s+5=25 mi/h Check: 20*5=25*4 true Ed