In 1900, there was an Olympic underwater swimming event. The score was calculated by giving one point for each second the swimmer stayed under water and two points for each meter that the swimmer traveled. Charles de Vendeville from France earned a gold medal by staying under water 68.4 seconds while traveling 60.2 meters. How many points did Charles de Vendeville earn to place first? Express the answer to the nearest tenth of a point.

Accepted Solution

68.4*1= 68.4   60.2*2= 120.4   68.4+120.4=    188.8