An ant crawls at a rate of 2 1/6 ft per minute. At this rate, how long does it take the ant to crawl a distance of 5 1/5 ft? Enter your answer as a mixed number
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An ant crawls at a rate of 2 1/6 ft per minute. At this rate, how long does it take the ant to crawl a distance of 5 1/5 ft?
Enter your answer as a mixed number in simplest form.
(P.S, The numbers 1/6 and 1/5 are fractions. Do not think of them as dividing.)
Enter your answer as a mixed number in simplest form.
(P.S, The numbers 1/6 and 1/5 are fractions. Do not think of them as dividing.)
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1. User Answers Jedimaster13
D is distance t is time
D = 2 and 1/6 * t
5 and 1/5 = 13/6 * t
26/5 = 13/6 * t
(26*6)/(13*5) = t
2 and 2/5 = t
2 2/5 min.