A tortoise is walking in the desert. It walks at a speed of 7 meters per minute for 17.5 meters. For how many minutes does it walk?
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Question
A tortoise is walking in the desert. It walks at a speed of
7
meters per minute for
17.5
meters. For how many minutes does it walk?
7
meters per minute for
17.5
meters. For how many minutes does it walk?
1 Answer

1. User Answers jdoe0001
[tex]\bf \begin{array}{ccllll} meters&minutes\\ \textendash\textendash\textendash\textendash\textendash\textendash&\textendash\textendash\textendash\textendash\textendash\textendash\\ 7&1\\ 17.5&x \end{array}\implies \cfrac{7}{17.5}=\cfrac{1}{x}[/tex]
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