# Brian runs 6 miles in 44 minutes. At the same rate, how many minutes would he take to run 9 miles?

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#### Explanation:

Whenever we're dealing with problems like these, it helps to set up a ratio. So let's do that!

We can set up a ratio where miles is our numerator, and minutes (time) is our denominator. We get:

We can now cross multiply, which is essentially multiplying in the pattern of an

We will be multiplying the

We can divide both sides by

Sure, we have an

Well, earlier, we defined

This means it will take Brian