Anita A.

asked • 05/23/16# Shiela walks the rate of 1/16 mile per minute. How many hours would it take her to walk 3 miles?

This is math.

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Douglas M. answered • 05/23/16

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Dear Anita

If you have a rate that is 1/16 mile per minute, then

3 miles / (1/16 mile per minute) = time in minutes.

Convert the time to hours, knowing that there are 60 minutes per hour. This would require you to divide the time in minutes by 60 to obtain the time in hours.

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