Casa Grande 30 Minutes From Phoenix?

According to Maps.Yahoo.com, downtown Casa Grande is 48.2 miles from downtown Phoenix. According to an advertisement by DiscoverCasaGrande.com in the Arizona Republic, it is a 30 minute drive from Casa Grande to Phoenix. (And "years away from big city congestion." Note: The value of "years" could be as low as two.)

Exercises
  1. To drive from downtown Casa Grande to downtown Phoenix in 30 minutes means driving an average speed of __________ miles per hour.

  2. The DiscoverCasaGrande.com advertisement said Casa Grande was a 40 minute drive from Tucson; therefore, according to the ad, the travel time between downtown Phoenix and downtown Tucson is ________ minutes.

  3. Maps.Yahoo.com says the distance between downtown Phoenix and downtown Tucson is 116 miles; therefore, to drive between the two towns in 70 minutes implies an average driving speed of _________ miles per hour.


Creator: Gerald D. Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 13 April 2007

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