Geri ran in a marathon race. It took her 3 hours and 28 minute to run 26 miles. How many minutes did it take her to run 1 mile if she ran at the same rate for the whole race?

3 hours and 28 minutes

= 208 minutes {changed time to all minutes}

Set up a proportion:

26 miles 1 mile

---------------- = ------------- {set up a proportion}

208 minutes x minutes

26x = 208 {cross-multiplied}

x = 8 minutes {divided each side by 26}

1 mile would take her

**8 minutes**if the rate was the same.

*- Algebra House*