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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 = ?

  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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