If Sam can deliver 24 newspapers in 2 hours, how many newspapers can he deliver in 5 hours?

60

Explanation

Set up the proportion \(\frac{24}{12}=\frac{\text{x}}{5}\) 24/2 = x/5. To solve for x, multiply both sides of the equation by 10 to get 120 = 2x. So x = 60.

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