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Cyclists ran 3/7 of the total length during the race and had 80.5 km to finish. How long is the race?

Correct answer:

x =  140.875 km

Step-by-step explanation:

3/7x + 80.5 = x

3/7·x + 80.5 = x

4x = 563.5

x = 563.5/4 = 140.875

x = 1127/8 = 140.875

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