# SOLUTION: Frank drove 100 mi. For the first 55 mi he averaged 50 mph, and for the last 45 mi he averaged 30 mph. What was his average speed for the entire trip?

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 Question 357959: Frank drove 100 mi. For the first 55 mi he averaged 50 mph, and for the last 45 mi he averaged 30 mph. What was his average speed for the entire trip?Answer by ewatrrr(10682)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!``` Hi, Note: this would be a weighted average .55 of the trip at 50mph and .45 of the trip at 30mph Average speed for trip = .55*50mph + .45*30mph = 27.5mph + 13.5mph = 41mph ```