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A snail moves 1/40 of a mile in 5/6 of an hour. if the snail continues at this pace, how far, in miles does it move in one hour?

is it 1.5/40 in 1 hour idk I am so confused :(

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  1. 5/6 hours -----> 1/40 mile
    (6/5)(5/6) hours ---- (1/40)(6/5) mile
    1 hour -----> 6/200 miles or 3/100 of a mile

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  2. thank you!

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