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A snail crawls at a rate of 1/4 centimeters every 1/9 minutes. How long would it take to travel 8 centimeters?

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A snail crawls at a rate of 1/4 centimeters every 1/9 minutes. How long would it take to travel 8 centimeters?
posted Nov 7, 2014 by Varun Kumar

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The answer would be 32/9

answer Nov 7, 2014 by Ankit Bajpai
Adding explanation
1/9 Min it takes to cover 1/4 cm
so 1 min it will cover 9/4 cm i.e. speed is 9/4 cm/min
distance = 8 cm

time = d/s or 8/(9/4) or 32/9



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