Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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ISBN 13: 978-0-32182-553-7

Chapter 5 - Ratio and Proportion - Review Exercises: 17

Answer

1. $\frac{0.2 Pages}{1 minute}$ i.e. Patrick can write 0.2 page per minute 2. $\frac{5 minutes}{1 Pages}$ i.e. Patrick will take 5 minutes per page

Work Step by Step

Patrick Types 4 pages in 20 minutes. 1. We need to find rate in pages per minute. First we try to put the detail in ration as $\frac{4 pages}{20 minutes}$ =$\frac{0.2 Pages}{1 minute}$ i.e. Patrick can write 0.2 page per minute. 2. We need to find rate in minutes per page. First we try to put the detail in ration as $\frac{20 minutes}{4 pages}$ =$\frac{5 minutes}{1 Pages}$ i.e. Patrick will take 5 minutes per page.
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