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Posted by **anonymous** on Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 5:18pm.

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 5:21pmCross multiply and solve for x.

(1/6)/2 = 2/x

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**anonymous**, Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 5:23pmis it 2/6

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 5:27pmHow can that be? Don't you think it would take her much longer than 2 minutes to run 2 miles?

1/6x = 4

x = 4 / (1/6)

x = 4 * 6

x = _______ minutes

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**anonymous**, Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 5:40pm24 minutes.

But I don't get what x means in 1/6x = 4

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 5:46pmx is the unknown number of minutes it will take her to run 2 miles.

Yes, 24 minutes is correct.

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**anonymous**, Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 5:50pmthanks

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 5:52pmYou're welcome.

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