# SOLUTION: Josie ran 6 miles to a friend's house at 6 mph, but returned home along the same route at 3 mph. What was her average speed for the whole trip? it would help a lot of you sh

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Travel Word Problems Question 158653: Josie ran 6 miles to a friend's house at 6 mph, but returned home along the same route at 3 mph. What was her average speed for the whole trip? it would help a lot of you showed the work please. Thanks!Answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Josie ran 6 miles to a friend's house at 6 mph, but returned home along the same route at 3 mph. What was her average speed for the whole trip? : First find the time for the round trip Time = dist/speed : To time + Return time = Total time + = 3 hrs : The round trip dist = 12 mi : Av speed = dist/time; = 4 mph is his average speed : :