Flashcard 9 - Word Problems Flashcard Set for the Math Basics

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The correct answer is:

\[\text{distance} = \text{rate} \cdot \text{ time}\]

Explanation:

Rate is another term for speed. Many word problems give rate and time and ask to calculate distance, but if rate is needed, for example, manipulate the equation by dividing by time:

\[\dfrac{\text{distance}}{\text{time}}=\text{rate}\]

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