on a recent space shuttle mission the astronauts traveled 105,000 miles during the first 3 days of their mission. this distance was 5/8 of the total distance they would travel. what was the total distance the astronauts would travel?

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1. Solve for x.

(5/8)x = 105,000

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2. 168000 miles
because 105000 divided by 5/8 = 168000

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