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# *25 BRAINLIEST FOR WHOEVER ANSWERS FIRST*Lara and Tim took different routes to travel from Point A to Point C. Lara took the route along A, B, and C. Tim took the route along A, E, D, and C. Their routes with distances and times are shown.A 5 sided figure ABCDE is shown. Point A is labeled Start and Point E is labeled End. AB is 6 miles and 1.5 hours, BC is 2 miles and 1 hour, CD is 6 miles and 1.5 hours, DE is 4 miles and 1.5 hours, and AE is 2 miles and 0.5 hourWhich person's average speed is greater?

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Answer:Lara's average speed :average speed = total distance / total time => 8 miles / 2.5 hours => 3.2 mphTim's average speed := total distance / total time = 12 miles / 3.5 hours= 3.43 mphtherefore, Tim's average speed (3.43 mph) is greater.