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Coming down the long hill,Nelson averaged 24 miles per hour. If it took him 5 minutes to come down the hill, how long was the hill?

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    First, convert minutes to hours:
    5 min*(1 hr/60 min)=0.0833333...hr or 1/12 hr

    Then multiply it to 24 miles/hr:
    (24 miles/hr) * (1/12 hr) = 2 miles.

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