Mathematics
Is there a formula for finding the time between train stations in a word problem?

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If the average speed of a train between two stations is 30 miles per hour and the stations are 1/2 mile part, the time it takes the train to travel from one station to the other is?

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Speed = 30 miles per hour

Distance = 1/2 mile

The formula for speed is 


But we need to find time. So rearranging the formula



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