6th math
posted by princessleaya
It took 3.5 hours for an airplane traveling at a constant speed of 550 miles per hour to reach its destination. What distance did the airplane travel until it reached its destination?
What????

Ms. Sue
You have two numbers. Do you think you should
add?
subtract?
multiply?
divide? 
princessleaya
multiply

Ms. Sue
550 miles in one hour
1100 miles in two hours
etc. 
Ms. Sue
Yes, multiply.

princessleaya
time times rate =distance....

princessleaya
thank you!
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It took 3.5 hours for an airplane traveling at a constant speed of 550 miles per hour to reach its destination. What distance did the airplane travel until it reached its destination?