# A skydiver falls 144 feet at 3 seconds. What is the unit rate?

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Feb 16, 2017

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48 feet per second

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So we need to change the 3 into 1. We can do this by dividing it by 3. Using the rule: "what you do to the bottom you also do to the top" (this does not work for add or divide).

Divide the top and bottom by 3

So feet per second

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