Posted by Chris on Friday, December 7, 2012 at 9:34pm.
A ship leaves the East Coast for California. It is traveling at a constant speed of five knots and takes 200 days to reach California. The ship arrives in California at the exact time of day that it left the East Coast. How far did the ship travel?
Please help with step by step.

8th Grade Math  Ms. Sue, Friday, December 7, 2012 at 9:41pm
5 knots = 5.8 mph
200 * 24 = 4800 hours
4800 * 5.8 = ______ miles
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8th Grade Math  Ms Sue  Chris, Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 12:11am
A ship leaves the East Coast for California. It is traveling at a constant speed of five knots and takes 200 days to reach California. The ship arrives in California at the exact time of day that it left the East Coast. How far did the ship travel?
Please help with step by step.
•8th Grade Math  Ms. Sue, Friday, December 7, 2012 at 9:41pm
5 knots = 5.8 mph
200 * 24 = 4800 hours
4800 * 5.8 = ______ miles
I though so too but the choices are:
41,400 miles
20,870 miles
27,600 miles
23,000 miles
We are both missing something here.

8th Grade Math  Chris, Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 12:21am
Never Mind. Thank You
I was doing division instead of multiplying

8th Grade Math  Anonymous, Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 1:47am
2400

8th Grade Math  Deonta, Monday, December 9, 2013 at 9:00pm
41,400

8th Grade Math  Brenda, Friday, February 3, 2017 at 11:57am
So 4,800 * 5.8=27,600

8th Grade Math  IDK, Friday, February 17, 2017 at 2:23pm
IDKIDKIDKIDKIDK

8th Grade Math  Jen, Friday, February 17, 2017 at 2:24pm
27,600 miles
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