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  • 5 years ago

one mile equals about 1.6 kilo. how many miles are in 17.2 kilo?

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  1. anonymous
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    Divide 17.2 by 1.6...?

  2. anonymous
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    in proportion form

  3. anonymous
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    Proportion form?

  4. anonymous
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    yes like -=-

  5. anonymous
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    That makes even less sense...

  6. anonymous
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    ik my teacher will say its wrong if it is done in my head

  7. anonymous
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    well as a ratio (proportion) its 1 mile to 1.6 kilometers = x miles to 17.2 kilometers. So: 1/1.6 = x/17.2, then you do the algebra and get 1.6x = 17.2, where you would divide both sides by 1.6, getting x = whatever the answer is.

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    great! more work

  9. anonymous
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    That is about 10 seconds of work right there.

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    ik?

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