Word problem: Joe drives 20 miles in 1/2 hour. How long will it take him to drive 50 miles? I know the answer is 1 hour and 15 minutes. What is the equation I should write?

problem

20miles= 30minutes

50miles=? minutes

cross multiply

(50miles*30minutes)/20miles

(50*30)/20 minutes

75 minutes or 1 hour and 15 minutes like you said

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