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Hiking the Hill

Stage: 3 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Sarah goes up a hill and then down again the same way. On the way up she averages $2$ miles per hour. On the way down she averages $4$ miles per hour. What is Sarah's average speed in miles per hour for the whole journey? Give an exact answer.
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This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.

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