# SOLUTION: A group of hikers is to travel x km by bus at an average speed of 48 km/h to an unknown destination. They then plan to walk back along the same route at an average speed of 4.8 km/

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 Question 375309: A group of hikers is to travel x km by bus at an average speed of 48 km/h to an unknown destination. They then plan to walk back along the same route at an average speed of 4.8 km/h and to arrive back 24 hours after setting out in the bus. If they allow 2 h for lunch and rest, how far must the bus take them?Answer by mananth(12270)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!time taken by bus +time walking + 2hours = 24 ... t= d/r x/48 + x/4.8 + 2 = 24 x/48 +x/4.8 = 24-2 LCD = 48 (x+10x)/48 = 22 11x=48*22 /11 x= 48*22/11 x=48*2 x=96 km is the distance they have to travel by bus ... m.ananth@hotmail.ca