# A cyclist goes on a 40 km round trip. The cyclists speed going north is #4# kmph more than coming back south. What is the cyclist's speed heading north and south?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 13, 2017

The bicyclist heading north is moving at

#### Explanation:

An hour and a quarter has passed and they are

#5/4(x + 4) + 5/4(x) = 40#

#5/4x + 5 + 5/4x = 40#

#5/2x = 35#

#x = (35)/(5/2)#

#x = 14#

This means that the cyclist heading south travels at

Hopefully this helps!