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5-11.

Driving from Cleveland to Washington, D.C., Ernie averaged

How fast was Ernie going after one hour?

Ernie averaged

mph for the first hours. Does this mean he drove at a constant rate? What was Ernie’s average rate for his entire 6-hour trip?

average speed

total distance / total time

Determine Ernie's total distance from the given information.

Then divide by the total time (hours).