Problem of the day for Tuesday, February 19

Last Friday's problem

February 14 hints and answers

In the 1973 Belmont Stakes, Secretariat covered 12 furlongs in 2 minutes, 24 seconds. What was his speed in miles per hour?

  • This is a research question! How long is a furlong? Once you know that, you should be able to do this problem.

As always, be sure to explain the work you did to arrive at your answers!