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The time, t, required to drive a certain distance varies inversely with the speed, r. If it takes 7 hours to drive the distance at 55 miles per hour, how long will it take to drive the same distance at 65 miles per hour? (1 point)

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1. time/7=55/65
solve for time

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2. 385.00 hours?

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posted by Gabby
3. you are joking, right? Driving faster, it takes a much longer time?

Maybe if you look at it like this: since distance = speed * time, and both distances are the same,

65*t = 55*7

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posted by Steve
4. 5.92 hours. You get this by multiplying 7 and 55 to get 385, then divide 385 by 65 to get 5.92.

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posted by Ron

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