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+ | {{duplicate|[[2008 AMC 12A Problems|2008 AMC 12A #1]] and [[2008 AMC 10A Problems/Problem 1|2008 AMC 10A #1]]}} | ||
+ | ==Problem == | ||
+ | A bakery owner turns on his doughnut machine at <math>\text{8:30}\ {\small\text{AM}}</math>. At <math>\text{11:10}\ {\small\text{AM}}</math> the machine has completed one third of the day's job. At what time will the doughnut machine complete the job? | ||
+ | <math>\mathrm{(A)}\ \text{1:50}\ {\small\text{PM}}\qquad\mathrm{(B)}\ \text{3:00}\ {\small\text{PM}}\qquad\mathrm{(C)}\ \text{3:30}\ {\small\text{PM}}\qquad\mathrm{(D)}\ \text{4:30}\ {\small\text{PM}}\qquad\mathrm{(E)}\ \text{5:50}\ {\small\text{PM}}</math> | ||
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+ | ==Solution== | ||
+ | The machine completes one-third of the job in <math>\text{11:10}-\text{8:30}=\text{2:40}</math> hours. Thus, the entire job is completed in <math>3\cdot(\text{2:40})=\text{8:00}</math> hours. | ||
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+ | Since the machine was started at <math>\text{8:30 AM}</math>, the job will be finished <math>8</math> hours later, at <math>\text{4:30 PM}</math>. The answer is <math>\mathrm{(D)}</math>. | ||
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+ | Note: <math>\text{2:40}</math> means <math>2</math> hours and <math>40</math> minutes. <math>3</math> multiplied by this time interval is <math>8</math> hours. | ||
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+ | ==See Also== | ||
+ | {{AMC12 box|year=2008|ab=A|before=First Question|num-a=2}} | ||
+ | {{AMC10 box|year=2008|ab=A|before=First Question|num-a=2}} | ||
+ | {{MAA Notice}} |
Latest revision as of 16:18, 4 June 2021
- The following problem is from both the 2008 AMC 12A #1 and 2008 AMC 10A #1, so both problems redirect to this page.
Problem
A bakery owner turns on his doughnut machine at . At the machine has completed one third of the day's job. At what time will the doughnut machine complete the job?
Solution
The machine completes one-third of the job in hours. Thus, the entire job is completed in hours.
Since the machine was started at , the job will be finished hours later, at . The answer is .
Note: means hours and minutes. multiplied by this time interval is hours.
See Also
2008 AMC 12A (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | |
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