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    if you're traveling at 70 miles an hour, how many minutes will it take to travel 5 miles? What is the answer and how do you get it?
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    Quote Originally Posted by sonyas8681 View Post
    if you're traveling at 70 miles an hour, how many minutes will it take to travel 5 miles? What is the answer and how do you get it?
    Speed is 70 miler per hour
    it means one's travel 70 miles in 60 min
    so to travel 1 mile time taken will be=60/70=6/7
    so time for travelling 5 miles
    =(6/7)x5=30/7 minutes
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