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Choose one of these formulas to answer this question:

Distance = Rate × Time (D = R × T)

Rate = Distance/Time (R = D/T)

Time = Distance/Rate (T = D/R)

On August 20, 1974, while playing for the California Angels, Nolan Ryan's fastball reached a speed of 100.9 mph, making him the first pitcher to break the 100 mph barrier.

100.9 mph is about 148 feet per second (148 fps). The distance between the pitcher's mound and home plate is 60 1/2 feet. How long will it take Nolan Ryan's fast ball to reach the batter?

Choose the formula you would use to solve this problem. Type 1, 2, or 3 for your answer.

1) D=RxT

2) R=D/T

3) T=D/R

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