The elevation of a sunken ship is -120 feet. Your elevation is 5/8 of the ship's elevation. What is your elevation?

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ingridy

The question is basically asking "What is 5/8 times -120?"
Well, 1/8 of -120 is going to be equivalent to -120 ÷ 8.
-120 ÷ 8 = -15.
5/8 of -120 is just going to be 5 eighths.
-15 × 5 = -75 feet