SOLUTION: The track team ran to the cemetary at 8mph and jogged back home at 6mph. If the total trip took 7 hours, how far was it to the cemetary?

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 Question 196230: The track team ran to the cemetary at 8mph and jogged back home at 6mph. If the total trip took 7 hours, how far was it to the cemetary?Found 2 solutions by josmiceli, Alan3354:Answer by josmiceli(9645)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let = the one-way distance to the cemetary in miles If , then Multiply both sides by It is 24 miles to the cemetary Answer by Alan3354(30939)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!t = d/r (time = distance/rate) The distance to and from the cemetery (no a in cemetery) is obviously the same. 7 = d/8 + d/6 Multiply by 48 336 = 6d + 8d = 14d d = 24 miles