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 07-15-2012 #1 fiori88   Join Date: Jul 2012 Posts: 3 Rate question help! It took a crab 29 years to travel 101.5 miles. If the crab maintained a constant rate, how long did it take to travel the first 40 miles?
 07-15-2012 #2 Mr. Hui     Join Date: Mar 2005 Posts: 10,609 Use a proportion. $\frac{29 years}{101.5 miles}=\frac{x years}{40 miles}$ x = 11.4285714 about 11 years __________________ Do Math and you can do Anything! Last edited by Mr. Hui; 07-15-2012 at 09:35 AM..

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