Franklin rode his bike 24 miles in 3 hours. How many miles did Franklin travel per hour?

1 Answer
Mar 1, 2016


#8# miles


Since Franklin has travel 24 miles in 3 hours; it is understandable that he traveled 8 miles per hour of his 3 hours travel, which can be computed using ratio and proportion.

#(24 mi)/(8 hours# = #(x mi)/(1 hour#

Cross multiply to find the value of x which is the distance traveled by Franklin for an hour.

#x=8# miles per hour