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

Mar 1, 2016

$8$ miles

#### Explanation:

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