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Winners from last weeks math problem, and the new problem of the week

Submitted by david.thacker on Fri, 02/05/2016 - 15:20

Let’s Get Fit!!

 Maria starts out jogging from Ye Olde Bridge at 8:00 a.m. at a speed of 4 mi/h. Twelve minutes later, Nicole starts out from Ye Olde Bridge and follows the same route. At what constant rate in miles per hour must Nicole run to catch Maria at 8:42 a.m.? Express your answer as a decimal to the nearest tenth. (Hint:  Distance = Rate ∙ Time)