Posted by **Kyle** on Friday, January 29, 2010 at 3:59pm.

A glacier moves about 12 inches every 36 hours. About how far does the glacier move in 1 week?

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**bobpursley**, Friday, January 29, 2010 at 4:01pm
movement= (12in*1wk*7 days/wk*24hrs/day)/36hrs

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**Kyle**, Friday, January 29, 2010 at 4:21pm
Can you explain how you work the problem?

I know its a proportion but I don't get it?

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, January 29, 2010 at 4:23pm
12/36 = x/168

Cross multiply and solve for x.

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