What are the steps to solving this problem:An aircraft flies over Boondock Air Force Base at 10:20 a.m. At 10:32 a.m., the plane passes over Sea Side Naval Air Station, 120 miles away. How fast is the aircraft traveling?


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1.  Formula for speed is:  Speed = Distance/Time
2.  Distance is given = 120 miles
3.  Calculate time of travel  (10:32 - 10:20)
4.  Divide that into distance
5.  This gives you miles/minute
6.  There are 60 minutes in an hour, so multiply last answer by 60 to convert ot miles per hour

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