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.

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**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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**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.

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**Chris**, Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 12:21am
Never Mind. Thank You

I was doing division instead of multiplying

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**Anonymous**, Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 1:47am
2400

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**Deonta**, Monday, December 9, 2013 at 9:00pm
41,400

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