Posted by Anonymous on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 4:52pm.
It is 3 miles from Sally's home to school. How many feet is that?

Math  Ms. Sue, Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 4:53pm
1 mile = 5,280 feet
Multiply.

Math  Anonymous, Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 4:59pm
Is it 5280 x 6 = 31,680
or
Is it 5280 x 3 = 15,840?

Math  Ms. Sue, Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 5:03pm
Why would you multiply by 6?
You're right to multiply by 3 to find that she lives 15,840 feet from school.

Math  Anonymous, Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 5:06pm
Thanks Ms. Sue :)

Math  Ms. Sue, Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 5:07pm
You're welcome.
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