# Math

posted by Lisa

A skydiver jumped out of a plane and descended 0.66 miles in 1.5 minutes. What was the skydiver's average change of altitude per minute?

1. Ms. Sue

0.66/1.5 = x/1

1.5x = 0.66

x = .66 / 1.5

x = ______ mph

2. Steve

.66mi/1.5min = 0.44 mi/min

(not mph)

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