posted by mary .
an athlete. an run in 6 miles in 51 minutes. at this rate approximately how far could the runner go in 1.5 hours?
A. 0.2 miles
B. 8.5 miles
C. 10.6 miles
D. 12.75 miles
6 miles/51 minutes = ?miles/1.5 hours
You need to change 1.5 hours to 90 minutes then you can solve the proportion.