# For every 1/2 mile that Sira jogs, she walks 3/4 mile. What unit rate gives the number of miles Sira jogs for every mile she walks?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 12, 2016

The unit rate is

With units of measurement we have:

#### Explanation:

The clue is the wording part: "the number of miles jogged for every mile she walks".

What is on each side of the word 'for' tells you which way round the format is.

So we have

The 'something' is miles jogged.

So initial condition

To make this 'unit rate' we need to change

To change

What we do to the bottom we also do to the top for multiply or divide giving:

So the unit rate is