## Olyalhic one year ago double check easy question please just having brain fart (i put 25)

1. Olyalhic

2. freckles

If 15 miles is 3/5th of the way home, how many miles is 1/5th of the way home. |dw:1444589105817:dw|

3. freckles

if you divide 15 into 3 parts what do you have?

4. calculusxy

$\large \rm 15 = \frac{ 3 }{ 4 }x$ x = is the total

5. Olyalhic

5 so the total is 25 thank you!

6. freckles

right

7. freckles

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8. freckles

and @calculusxy 's way would have worked he just needed a 5 instead of 4

9. freckles

$15=\frac{3}{5}x$

10. freckles

I'm sure it was just a type-o

11. calculusxy

yeah.. no wonder i was calculating it and then i was getting 20. thanks @freckles