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

Write an expression to represent the problem.

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  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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