# It took a sled dog team 8.5 hours to travel 161.5 kilometers. What was the average speed of the sled dog team in kilometers per hour?

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Jan 12, 2018

#### Explanation:

This is a ratio, also called a quotient, and it is a division problem. To obtain the units desired of km/h you simply divided the given value of kilometers by the hours traveled:

#### Explanation:

#"distance = 161.5 km"# #"time taken = 8.5 hrs"#

So