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A bus on a regular schedule takes 3 1 4 hours to reach its destination the express bus takes 2 1 2 hours how much time can be saved by taking the express bus?

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December 23, 2014 7:32PM

3-1/4 hours equals 195 minutes and 2-1/2 hours equals 150 minutes. Subtract 150 from 195 and you get 45 minutes. Therefore you woulld save 45 minutes or 3/4 hour by taking the express bus.