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an insect flies 20ft in 1 s. how fast does the insect fly in miles per hour?

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    60 * 60 = 3600 seconds in 1 hour

    20/1 = x/3600

    x = 20 * 3600

    x = 72,000 feet per hour

    72,000 / 5,280 = _______ miles/hour

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