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In a 1/2 mi relay, each runner runs 1/8 mi. How many runners are on the team?

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    1/2= 4/8 if each runner runs 1/8 then there are 4 runners

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    (1/2)/(1/8) * 8/8 = (8/2)/(8/8) = 4/1 = 4

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    (1/2)/(1/8) = (1/2)(8/1) = 8/2 = 4

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