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if Juan takes 11 seconds to run y yards, how many seconds will it take him to run x yards at the same rate?

A) 11x/y

B) 11y/x

C) x/11y

D) 11/xy

E) xy/11

let me know what yall got. I believe the book is wrong but just wanted to confirm. OA here is what the book claims the answer is. I thought it was E but that's just me.
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Answer is A.

The rate of running hards: 11 minutes per y hards.

Thus the time for running x hards = x hards * 11 minutes/y hards = 11x/y
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Re: Juan [#permalink] New post 04 Aug 2010, 12:50
wow. i clearly understand this now WAY much better. the book doesn't do too great of a job explaining. But ok, understood. Great! thanks! Kudos!
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Re: Juan   [#permalink] 04 Aug 2010, 12:50
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