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One type of lightning bug glows every 1 1/2 seconds. How many times can it glow in 1 minute?

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    I answered this last night -- and I still think we're right. The lightning bug glows 40 times.

    http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1358382513

    Another way to look at this problem is that this lightning bug glows 2 times in every 3 minutes.

    (60/3) * 2 = 20 * 2 = 40

    If your teacher still says this is wrong, please ask him/her to explain it to you.

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    Ok thanks ms sue r u a teacher?

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    Yes, I'm a teacher.

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    Ms sue hello are you going to answer me?

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    Oh sorry I did not see that part oh and um where do you teach and what grade do you teach?
    .

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    Sorry

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    I was basically an English and social studies teacher in 7th and 8th grade. Occasionally, I also taught classes in 7th grade math.

    I taught in a small district in Michigan for 32 years.

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    Cool!

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    Cool how old are u now?

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