Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-6 Ratios, Rates, and Conversions - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 40

Answer

48 km

Work Step by Step

5 x 6 = 30 6 x 8 = 48 The problem states that 5 miles are approximately equal to 8 kilometers. You are asked to estimate the distance in km to town which is 30 mi away. Substitute 8 km for the 5 mi in the original problem. The final answer is 48 km.
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