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When measuring miles using a telescope, surveyors made an error of 6.5 feet per mile. If the total error was 55.25 feet, how many mile

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When measuring miles using a telescope, surveyors made an error of 6.5 feet per mile. If the total error was 55.25 feet, how many mile

Question

When measuring miles using a telescope, surveyors made an error of 6.5 feet per mile. If the total error was 55.25 feet, how
many miles were measured?
A 8.5
B
48.75
C
61.75
D
359.125

## Answers ( )

A. 8.5. If you divide 55.25 feet by 6.5 feet, you get 8.5 miles.