# Math

The speed of an ocean wave is measured by an oceanographer.the wave travels 30 meters in 10 seconds. How many meters will the wave travel in 2 minutes

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1. 30 meters in 10 seconds = 30 / 10 = 3 m / s

2 min = 2 * 60 = 120 s

3 * 120 = 360 m

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2 min = 2 * 60 = 120 s

30 * ( 120 / 10 ) = 30 * 12 = 360 m

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