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Posted by **Celest** on Thursday, June 6, 2013 at 7:02pm.

Is the answer 40:60?

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, June 6, 2013 at 7:04pmYou're partly right. Now you have to reduce this to lowest terms.

40:60 = 4:6 = 2:3

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**Celest**, Thursday, June 6, 2013 at 7:14pmAt the same speed, how long would it take the driver to travel 60 miles? how would I find that answer?

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, June 6, 2013 at 7:18pmOne way to solve this is with a proportion.

Cross multiply and solve for x.

40/60 = 60/x

40x = 3600

x = 90 minutes = 1 1/2 hours

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**roxanna**, Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 7:47pmhmk

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