Teacher at Sea - Part Two

Transatlantic Math

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Name____________________________________________

Show an equation when you solve these problems.

At sea we talk about distance using nautical miles.
A nautical mile is 6076 feet. A regular mile (a statute mile) is 5280 feet.
Which mile is longer? __________________

What is the difference between the two kinds of miles?

With a good wind, Midnight Sun, can sail 9 nautical miles an hour.

How many miles would she travel after 2 hours?

How many miles would she travel after 10 hours?

How many miles would she travel after 24 hours?

How many miles would she travel after 2 days?

How many miles would she travel after 10 days?