Posted by **Shohanur** on Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 1:03pm.

during a triathlon, Sharon swims 1/4 of the total route and cycles 3/5 of the remaining route. she runs the rest of the route. if she runs 3,600 meters, find the total distance of the triathlon route. show your work.

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**Anonymous**, Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 2:10pm
answer please

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**Anonymous**, Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 2:11pm
I don't get it

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**Anonymous**, Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 2:19pm
hello

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**Shohanur**, Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 2:23pm
during a triathlon, Sharon swims 1/4 of the total route and cycles 3/5 of the remaining route. she runs the rest of the route. if she runs 3,600 meters, find the total distance of the triathlon route. show your work.

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**Reiny**, Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 5:10pm
let the total distance be x m

x/4 + 3x/5 + 3600 = x

times 20

5x + 12x + 72000 = 20x

72000 = 3x

x = 24000 m

The triathlon was 24000 m or 24 km

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**tirlie**, Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 4:44am
what do you mean as

5x + 12x + 72000 = 20x

why u need it for?

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**jordan**, Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 6:32pm
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