# math

driving at 43 mpH, one covers 17 miles in how many seconds?

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1. Cross multiply and solve for x.

43/3,600 = 17/x
43x = 61,200

x = ?

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2. time = distance / speed

time = 17 mile / 43 mph

time = 0.39535 = (0.3935 x 60) = 23.72 minutes.

Now, multiply 23.72 by 60 = ? seconds

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