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A student athlete runs 3 1/3 miles in 30 minutes. A professional runner can run 1 1/4 times as far in 30 minutes. How far can the professional runner run in 30 minutes?

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Given: Student Athlete 3 1/3 miles in 30 minutes Professional runner run 1 1/4 times as far in 30 minutes. We need to convert the mixed fractions into improper fractions. 3 1/3 miles = 10/3 miles 1 1/4 times = 5/4 times 10/3 * 5/4 = 10 * 5 / 3 * 4 = 50/12 50/12 = 4 2/12 or 4 1/6 miles in 30 minutes. 

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