# SOLUTION: Nasser rode his bicycle 66 miles in 4.5 hours. For the first 40 miles he averaged a certain rate, and then for the last 26 miles he reduced his rate by 3 miles per hour. Find his

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Travel Word Problems Question 189505This question is from textbook : Nasser rode his bicycle 66 miles in 4.5 hours. For the first 40 miles he averaged a certain rate, and then for the last 26 miles he reduced his rate by 3 miles per hour. Find his rate for the last 26 miles. Thanks, If I could just figure out how to set it up I could solve it.This question is from textbook Answer by scott8148(6628)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!here is the setup r*t=d so t=d/r ___ let r=rate for last 26 miles (26/r) + (40/(r+3)) = 4.5