# SOLUTION: This is from an on-line quiz, so unfortunately I do not have an ISBN number for you. Scott runs 3 miles in 26 minutes. At the same rate, how many miles can he run in 39 minutes?

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 Question 42852: This is from an on-line quiz, so unfortunately I do not have an ISBN number for you. Scott runs 3 miles in 26 minutes. At the same rate, how many miles can he run in 39 minutes? I divided 3 into 26 to get 8.66, but then I don't know???? I would appreciate your help!Answer by fractalier(2101)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!We set up a proportion... 3 / 26 = x / 39 Now cross-multiply and solve 26x = 117 x = 117/26 = 4 1/2 miles