# Nestor finished a 42- kilometer bicycle race in 1 hour 45 minutes. What was his average speed In kilometers per hour?

Nov 30, 2015

#### Answer:

$\text{24 km/hr}$

#### Explanation:

Average speed = distance travelled / time taken.

You can see that 1 hr 45 mins is 1 and 3/4 of an hour or 1.75hr.

So average speed = $\frac{42}{1.75} = \text{24 km/hr}$