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Posted by **ttuuffyy** on Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 6:18pm.

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 6:20pm1 mile = 1.60934 km

What do you think?

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**ttuuffyy**, Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 6:28pmWell how would you show your work?

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 6:37pmIf you tell me what you think and why, I'll show you how to show the work.

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**ttuuffyy**, Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 6:47pmWell I started with...

20 x 1,000 and got 20,000 kilometers

next i'm thinking I should do

20,000 x ?

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 6:55pmWhat do you think you should do with this fact?

1 mile = 1.60934 km

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**ttuuffyy**, Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 7:03pmDo 1.60934 divided by 20,000?

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 7:07pmLet's set up a proportion. Cross multiply and solve for x.

1/ 1.60934 = 20/x

x = 32.1868

20 miles = 32.1868 km

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**ttuuffyy**, Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 7:11pmcan you PLEASE explain it in any easier way?:(

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 7:18pm20 * 1.60934 = ________ km

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**ttuuffyy**, Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 7:20pm20 x 1.60934=_ km?

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 7:25pmYes. * means multiply

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**ttuuffyy**, Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 7:27pmTHANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 7:27pmYou're welcome. :-)

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