# SOLUTION: A hiker hikes up a mountain 1mph slower than she hikes down the mountain. If it takes her 1.5 hours to hike up the mountain, and only 1 hour to hike down it, how fast does she mov

Algebra ->  Algebra  -> Customizable Word Problem Solvers  -> Travel -> SOLUTION: A hiker hikes up a mountain 1mph slower than she hikes down the mountain. If it takes her 1.5 hours to hike up the mountain, and only 1 hour to hike down it, how fast does she mov      Log On

 Ad: Over 600 Algebra Word Problems at edhelper.com Ad: Algebra Solved!™: algebra software solves algebra homework problems with step-by-step help! Ad: Algebrator™ solves your algebra problems and provides step-by-step explanations!

 Word Problems: Travel and Distance Solvers Lessons Answers archive Quiz In Depth

 Click here to see ALL problems on Travel Word Problems Question 157574: A hiker hikes up a mountain 1mph slower than she hikes down the mountain. If it takes her 1.5 hours to hike up the mountain, and only 1 hour to hike down it, how fast does she move each direction?Answer by checkley77(12569)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!D=RT D UP=(X-1)1.5 D DOWN=X*1 x=(x-1)1.5 X=1.5X-1.5 X-1.5X=-1.5 -.5X=-1.5 X=-1.5/-.5 X=3 MPH DOWN THE MY. 3-1=2 MPH UP THE MT. PROOF: 3=(3-1)1.5 3=2*1.5 3=3