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Carol takes eight steps every five seconds. With each step she travels 17 inches. At this rate, how long will it take her to travel 1 mile? Give your answer in terms of minutes and seconds, rounding to the nearest second.

She has two hours to spend walking. If she does not get tired and travels at the same rate as above, how far can she go? Give your answer in terms of miles, feet and inches.

Please show your work and explain how you checked your answer.

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In 1 step, Carol covers 17 inches. Therefore, in 8 steps, she covers 8 * 17 = 136 inches

To cover 136 inches, it takes Carol 5 seconds

To cover 1 mile ...

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