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You leave school and the end of the day and walk 3/8 of a mile away before realizing that you left your backpack and immediately turn around. You then walk 1/6 of a mile back towards school at this point. Assuming you walked in a straight line, how many miles are you from school? Explain answer

Correct answer:

x =  5/24 mi

Step-by-step explanation:

x=8361=249244=2494=245=245 mi=0.2083 mi

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