Bike path

Bill was riding his bike on a bike path that was 5 1/4 miles long. He rode his bike awhile and stopped for s drink or water. Then he rode 2 7/10 miles and was at the end of the path. How far had Bill ridden before he stopped for water?

Correct answer:

x =  2.55 mi

Step-by-step explanation:

a=514=5+14=5 4+14=214=5.25 mi b=2710=2+710=2 10+710=2710=2.7 mi  x=ab=5.252.7=5120 mi=21120 mi=2.55 mi

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