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Teaching This is how many hours it takes to make a friend

This is how many hours it takes to make a friend

Think of somebody you met in the past six months. Did you meet them through work or school, or somewhere else? Do you have their number in your phone? How often do you talk to them? Sorry, don't mind all of these questions — we're just trying to determine scientifically if you made a friend or not.

Reuben Westmaas


How long does it take to make a friend?
RI.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RI.6 - Author's Purpose, RI.8 - Evaluate Argument


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