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destination in miles as a linear function

Distance to the destination in miles is a linear function of the total driving time in minutes.

Joe has 66 miles to his destination after 28 minutes and he has 39.4 miles after 56 minutes of driving. How many miles will he have to his destination after 72 minutes of driving?

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