# SOLUTION: a ski lift carried Paul up a slope at rate of 6 km/h, and he skied back down parallel to the lift at 34 km/h. The round trip took 30 minutes. How far did he ski and for how long?

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 Question 601429: a ski lift carried Paul up a slope at rate of 6 km/h, and he skied back down parallel to the lift at 34 km/h. The round trip took 30 minutes. How far did he ski and for how long???Answer by Alan3354(30959)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!a ski lift carried Paul up a slope at rate of 6 km/h, and he skied back down parallel to the lift at 34 km/h. The round trip took 30 minutes. How far did he ski and for how long??? ----------- The average speed of the round trip is 2*6*34/(6+34) = 10.2 km/hr ------------ RT distance = 10.2*0.5 = 5.1 km ------ 2.55 km skiing t = d/r = 2.55/34 = 0.075 hr or 4.5 minutes skiing