# Answer to Question #18689 in Algebra for cj

Question #18689

Carlie ran 1 2/5 miles around the park. This was 5/8 the distance around the park. what was the distance around the park?

Expert's answer

Let the distance around the park is X. Carlie ran 5/8 of distance or (5/8)X and it equals to 1,4 (or 1 2/5)mile so the equation is following

(5/8)X=1,4

5X=11,2

X=2,24

Answer: the distance around the park is 2,24 miles

(5/8)X=1,4

5X=11,2

X=2,24

Answer: the distance around the park is 2,24 miles

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