6th math

Light travels at 186,000 miles per second. Light takes about 11⁄3 seconds to travel from the earth to the moon. Calculate the distance between the earth and the moon based on the speed of light.
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  1. (11/3) * 186,000 = ________ miles

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    Ms. Sue
  2. 248,000 miles
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  3. I get a much larger number. 11/3 is almost 4

    Multiply the numerator by 186,000 and then divide by the denominator.

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  5. 652,000 miles

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  6. 248,000

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  7. 248,000

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  8. 248,000

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  10. 248,000

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  11. don't step on a crack or it will break your moms back

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