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5. A bus on a regular schedule takes 3 1/4 hours to reach its destination. The express bus takes 2 1/2 hours to make the same trip. How much travel time can be saved by taking the express?



A. 1 1/4 hours
B. 3/4 hour
C. 2 hours
D. 5 3/4 hours

it C right?

  • math -

    I got 3/4 hour because:

    3 1/4 - 2 1/2

    13/4 - 5/2, you must multiple the 5 and 2 by 2 (common demoniator)
    13/4 - 10/4 = 3/4

    you could also use percents as well and you will get b

    hope this helps :)

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