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posted by Kyle .
A glacier moves about 12 inches every 36 hours. About how far does the glacier move in 1 week?

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bobpursley
movement= (12in*1wk*7 days/wk*24hrs/day)/36hrs

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Kyle
Can you explain how you work the problem?
I know its a proportion but I don't get it? 
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Ms. Sue
12/36 = x/168
Cross multiply and solve for x.
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