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Beth wrote at 2012-12-14 17:24:34
I could be wrong, but I believe the formula given above is incorrect.  If you are trying to determine miles/hour then you'd insert the distance in the miles and time for the hour location.  Thus the formula would be



=A1/B1 (or =miles/hour)



if A1 has the distance and B1 has the time.  



However, since the time given is in minutes, it obviously needs to be calculated into hours.  Thus making the formula:



=A1/(B1/60)



Just to test this... If one runs 3 miles in 45 minutes, then the mph should be 4.  =3/(45/60)  and one gets 4.


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