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Bre ran 2 1/2 miles in 2/5 of an hour.

How long would it take Bre to run 1 mile at that rate?

It would take Bre________ of an hour to run 1 mile.

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  1. 2 1/2 miles in 2/5 of an hour
    1 mile at that rate = 2/5 ÷ 2 1/2 hours
    = 0.4 ÷ 2.5 hours = .16 hours
    or 9.6 minutes

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    sticking totally with fractions:
    2/5 ÷ 5/2
    = (2/5)(2/5)
    = 4/25 hours

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