# Matt set a record for the men's 100 m freestyle even in swimming. It took him 49.17 s to swim the 50.0 m length of the pool and swim back. Assume that half of Matt's record time was spent traveling the length of the pool. What was his speed?

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Jun 28, 2018

#### Explanation:

the full record time would therefore be

the full length of the race in the full record time is

average speed = total distance / total time

total distance / total time

average speed