# SOLUTION: Penny's bicycle trip from Colorado Springs to Pikes Peak took 1.5 hours longer than the return trip to Colorado Springs. If she averaged 6 mph on the way to Pikes Peak and 15 mph f

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Travel Word Problems Question 554522: Penny's bicycle trip from Colorado Springs to Pikes Peak took 1.5 hours longer than the return trip to Colorado Springs. If she averaged 6 mph on the way to Pikes Peak and 15 mph for the return trip, then how long (in hours) was the ride from Colorado Springs to Pikes Peak?Answer by josmiceli(9819)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let = time for return trip in hours Let = distance from C.S. to P.P given: 1st trip: return trip: ----------- By substitution: The ride from C.S. to P.P took 2.5 hours check answer: miles and miles OK