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If 1 kilometer is approximately 0.6 mile, which of the following best approximates the number of kilometers in 2 miles?

(A) 10/3
(B) 3
(C) 6/5
(D) 1/3
(E) 3/10

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No of kilometer in 1 mile = 1/0.6 = 10/6
No of kilometer in 2 mile = 2* 10/6 = 10/3

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Since 0.6 miles = 1 km
=> 1 mile = 1/0.6 KM
=> 2 miles = 2*1/0.6 = 20/6 = 10/3 KMs

Hence A.

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If 1 kilometer is approximately 0.6 mile, which of the following best approximates the number of kilometers in 2 miles?

(A) 10/3
(B) 3
(C) 6/5
(D) 1/3
(E) 3/10

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This is one of question that you can solve if you know something about real world

1 mile is 1.6 km so 2 are 32 (or 3.2)

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Option A : 10/3

0.6 mile = 1 km
=> 2.0 mile = ? km
=> x = 2/0.6
= 10/3 km or 3.333 km

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1 km 0.6 mile
X 2 mile

so cross multiply we get

2=0.6X
X=10/3

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If 1 kilometer is approximately 0.6 mile, which of the following best approximates the number of kilometers in 2 miles?

(A) 10/3
(B) 3
(C) 6/5
(D) 1/3
(E) 3/10

1 kilometer = 6/10 mile --> 1 mile = 1/(6/10) = 10/6 kilometer;
2 miles = 2*10/6 = 10/3 kilometers.

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If 1 kilometer is approximately 0.6 mile, which of the following best approximates the number of kilometers in 2 miles?

(A) 10/3
(B) 3
(C) 6/5
(D) 1/3
(E) 3/10

1 kilometer = 6/10 mile --> 1 mile = 1/(6/10) = 10/6 kilometer;
2 miles = 2*10/6 = 10/3 kilometers.

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Another way to look at this is 0.6 mile is 1 kilometer so 1.8 miles is 3 kilometers, hence the answer should be greater than 3 and there is just one answer choice greater than 3, i.e. A.
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$$\frac{2}{0.6} = \frac{20}{6} = \frac{10}{3}$$

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If 1 kilometer is approximately 0.6 mile, which of the following best approximates the number of kilometers in 2 miles?

(A) 10/3
(B) 3
(C) 6/5
(D) 1/3
(E) 3/10

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1k=0.6m

then m= 1/0.6
2m= 2/0.6
10/3
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1km = .6mi = 6/10mi

(10)1km = 6/10mi(10)
10km = 6mi

10/3km = 6/3mi
10/3km = 2mi

simple simple pattern
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Bunuel wrote:
If 1 kilometer is approximately 0.6 mile, which of the following best approximates the number of kilometers in 2 miles?

(A) 10/3
(B) 3
(C) 6/5
(D) 1/3
(E) 3/10

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Solution:

To solve, we must convert 2 miles to kilometers. We are given that 1 kilometer = 0.6 mile. Thus, we can convert 2 miles to kilometers.

2 miles x (1 kilometer)/(0.6 mile)

Notice that we put the unit "mile" in the denominator of our unit conversion ratio so that it will cancel out with "miles" in the numerator, and we will be left with kilometers.

2/0.6 kilometers

We can multiply the entire fraction by 10/10 to get rid of the decimal and we are left with:

20/6 = 10/3 kilometers

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0.6 mile= 1 kilometer
2 miles= 1*2/0.6=10/3
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