9 Peter walked 8,900 feet from home to school. 1 mile = 5,280 feet How far, to the nearest tenth of a mile, did he walk?​

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9 Peter walked 8,900 feet from home to school.
1 mile = 5,280 feet
How far, to the nearest tenth of a mile, did he walk?​

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Maria 28 mins 2021-10-13T05:22:34+00:00 2 Answers 0

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    2021-10-13T05:23:57+00:00

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    I would try 1.7

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    2021-10-13T05:24:12+00:00

    \bf \begin{array}{ccll} miles&feet\\ \cline{1-2} 1&5280\\ x&8900 \end{array}\implies \cfrac{1}{x}=\cfrac{5280}{8900}\implies 8900=5280x \\\\\\ \cfrac{8900}{5280}=x\implies 1.6856\approx x\implies \stackrel{\textit{rounded up}}{1.7=x}

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