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Skill 3 of 13
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Multiplication & algebra

You have to take a detour to work this morning and ‘that trip is 3 times longer’ (3 times the usual route):

$$s_\mathrm{detour}=3\;s_\mathrm{usual}$$

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References:

  1. Online Etymology Dictionary’ (dictionary), Douglas Harper, www.etymonline.com