# How do you solve for Mayra's speed if Mayra runs 3 and a quarter miles in one-half hour?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 26, 2014

Speed (s) is calculated by dividing the distance (d) traveled by the time (t) it took to travel that distance. The equation is

**Problem:**

What is Myra's speed?

**Known/Given:**

d = 3-1/4 miles = 3.25mi

t = 1/2 hour = 0.5h

**Equation:**

**Solution:**

**Myra's speed is 6.5mi/h.**