Twelve running teams are competing in a cross-country race. The race is 3 miles long. Each team has 5 runners. How many runners are in a rac

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Twelve running teams are competing in a cross-country race. The race is 3 miles long. Each team has 5 runners. How many runners are in a race?

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Isabelle 1 month 2021-09-09T17:33:38+00:00 1 Answer 0

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    2021-09-09T17:34:49+00:00

    Answer:

      60 runners

    Step-by-step explanation:

    (12 teams)(5 runners/team) = (12·5) runners = 60 runners

    There are 60 runners in the cross-country race.

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    Second thoughts

    Since the wording is “a race” rather than “the race”, we wonder if this is a relay race and 12 or fewer runners are running at any given time.

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