# The average mail carrier walks 4.8 kilometers in a workday. How far do most mail carriers walk in a 6-day week? There are 27 working days in July, so how far will a mail carrier walk in July? 288 meters?

Aug 4, 2017

$28.8 k m = 28 , 800 m$ in $6$ days

$129.6 k m$ in 27 days in July.

#### Explanation:

$4.8$ km is walked in one day.

So in a $6$ -day week:

$4.8 \times 6 = 28.8 k m = 28 , 800 m$

In July with $27$ working days:

DIstance $= 4.8 \times 27 = 129.6 k m$