# The winner of a 250 mile race drove his car to victory at a rate of 137.1656 mph. What was his time (to the nearest thousandth of an hour)?

The winner of a 250 mile race drove his car to victory at a rate of 137.1656 mph. What was his time (to the nearest thousandth of an hour)?
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Lacey-May Snyder

The distance travelled d is the rate rr multiplied by time t:
$d=rt$
Substitute $d=250mi\le s\phantom{\rule{1em}{0ex}}\text{and}\phantom{\rule{1em}{0ex}}r=137.1656\mp h$ (miles per hour):
$250=137.1656t$
$\frac{250}{137.1656}=t$
$t\approx 1.823hours$