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# Olivia can run x miles in y minutes. If she runs at a constant rate, w

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$$Distance$$ = $$Speed * Time$$

Olivia's speed =x/y miles per minute

Now if per minute speed is this, then in 60 minutes i.e. 1 hour, Speed = 60x/y miles per hour

And as per formula mentioned above,

In x hours, Olivia can run = 60xz/y miles.

Option B is the correct answer.

achloes wrote:
Olivia can run x miles in y minutes. If she runs at a constant rate, which of the following represents the number of miles that she can run in z hours?

(A) (60y)/z
(B) (60xz)/y
(C) (xz)/60y
(D) (y)/60xz
(E) (z)/60
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