MATH SOLVE

4 months ago

Q:
# A fast typist can type 120 words in 100 seconds. At that rate, how many seconds would it take to type 258 words?

Accepted Solution

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Answer: 215 secondsStep-by-step explanation:This is a ratio problem so you can set up the ratio like this:120 words : 100 second.If you divide both sides of the ratio by 120 you get:1 word: 0.8333 secondsMultiply both sides of the ratio by 258 and you get:258 words: 215 seconds.Therefore typing 258 will take them 215 seconds.