8th Grade Math
posted by Chris .
A ship leaves the East Coast for California. It is traveling at a constant speed of five knots and takes 200 days to reach California. The ship arrives in California at the exact time of day that it left the East Coast. How far did the ship travel?
Please help with step by step.

8th Grade Math 
Ms. Sue
5 knots = 5.8 mph
200 * 24 = 4800 hours
4800 * 5.8 = ______ miles
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8th Grade Math  Ms Sue 
Chris
A ship leaves the East Coast for California. It is traveling at a constant speed of five knots and takes 200 days to reach California. The ship arrives in California at the exact time of day that it left the East Coast. How far did the ship travel?
Please help with step by step.
•8th Grade Math  Ms. Sue, Friday, December 7, 2012 at 9:41pm
5 knots = 5.8 mph
200 * 24 = 4800 hours
4800 * 5.8 = ______ miles
I though so too but the choices are:
41,400 miles
20,870 miles
27,600 miles
23,000 miles
We are both missing something here. 
8th Grade Math 
Chris
Never Mind. Thank You
I was doing division instead of multiplying 
8th Grade Math 
Anonymous
2400

8th Grade Math 
Deonta
41,400

8th Grade Math 
Brenda
So 4,800 * 5.8=27,600

8th Grade Math 
IDK
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8th Grade Math 
Jen
27,600 miles
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