At 2P.M., the total snowfall is 3 centimeters. At 6 P.M., the total snowfall is 8 centimeters. What is the mean hourly snowfall? Write your answer on simplest form as a fraction or mixed number. Then, explain how you got that answer.

The mean hourly snowfall in simplest form as a fraction or mixed number is 1 1/4 centimeters per hour.

Mean hourly snowfall

2 PM = 3 centimeters

6 PM = 8 centimeters

Difference in snowfall = 8 centimeters – 3 centimeters

= 5 centimeters

Difference in time = 6 PM – 2 PM

= 4 hours

Mean hourly snowfall = Difference in snowfall / Difference in time

= 5/4 centimeters per hour

= 1 1/4 centimeters per hour

Therefore, the mean hourly snowfall in simplest form as a fraction or mixed number is 1 1/4 centimeters per hour.

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