# Mary rides her horse with a constant speed of 14 miles per hour. How long will she take to travel a distance of 7 miles?

### 23 Answers

- 11 months ago
Mary can travel 14 miles in one hour. Half of that (7 miles) will take her a half-hour.

- Anonymous11 months ago
14 miles for 1 hour

so 7 miles for 30 minutes

- Engr. RonaldLv 711 months ago
D = st

t = D/s

t = (7 miles) /(14 miles/hour)

t = 0.5 hours or 30 minutes... answer//

- Ian HLv 711 months ago
14 miles in 1 hour, so,

7 miles in half an hour, because,

7 is half of 14.

Consider why you posted this very simple question, when it would have been easier to try it yourself.

Is it lack of confidence in your ability or were you a bit lazy.?

Try to engage with maths. You might find that things start to make sense.

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- JimLv 711 months ago
Here's the correct method

Given 7 miles, start there, then multiply by converters

7 miles (1 hour/14 miles)

the miles top and bottom cancel, leaving hours

= 7/14 hr = 1/2 hour

1/2 hour (60 minures/1 hour) = 30 minutes

- -j.Lv 711 months ago
constant speed = distance / time

14 = 7 / time

14 * time = 7

time = 7/14

time = 0.5, or half an hour.

Hope that helps!