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Josh's horse ran 1.4 miles in 2.8 minutes.  What was his speed per minute?

 Nov 10, 2021
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1.4×1.4=2.8

Answer:josh ran 1.4 miles in 2.8 mins.

 Nov 10, 2021
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speed = distance / time

speed = 1.4 / 2.8

speed = 0.5 miles per minute

 Nov 10, 2021
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Josh's horse ran 1.4 miles in 2.8 minutes.  What was his speed per minute?  

 

Here's a tip for you that has helped me.  Put simply, "per' means "divide by".  

 

So take, for example, this problem asks for speed per minute, so:  speed divided by minutes.  

 Nov 10, 2021

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