Posted by **Kyle** on Friday, January 29, 2010 at 4:24pm.

I'm still needing some help knowing how to work this proportion.

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

Is it 12 in / 36 hrs = x/week (in hours)

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, January 29, 2010 at 4:25pm
Right.

Cross multiply and solve for x.

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**Caylie D.Anderson**, Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 5:23pm
Thanks so much that helped alot.

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**Cailyn**, Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at 7:09pm
That is correct. I am solving this problem rough now myself.. And was looking to help others (: you got it !

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