Math

A marathon runner runs 10 1/2 miles in 2 hours. What is her rate?

Write an expression to represent the problem.

Solve the problem:

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1. You have only two numbers.

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What expression represents this problem?

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Ms. Sue
2. A rate is just a fraction with different units in the top and bottom.
So answer is 10 1/2 miles divided by 2 hours.
10.5 miles/2 hours = 5.25 miles/hour

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