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SAT/ACT problem of the week, December 15, 2016 solution

Hint for process of elimination: It can help you to draw boxes, where each box represents \dfrac{1}{2} hour. Write the number 20 in each box until you get to 150 pictures. Then just count boxes.

It will also help you to think intuitively about this problem. You know how time works, and you know what twenty doggy pictures looks like. Approximate. How many half hour time slots will it take to draw 150 doggies?

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SAT/ACT problem of the week, December 15, 2016

Miguelina draws 20 doggy pictures in \dfrac {1}{2} hour. At this rate, how many hours does it take to Miguelina to draw 150 doggy pictures?

  1. 0.067 (check answer)
  2. 3 (check answer)
  3. 3.75 (check answer)
  4. 5 (check answer)
  5. 75 (check answer)

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SAT problem of the week, December 15, 2014 solution

Hint for process of elimination: It can help you to draw boxes, where each box represents \dfrac{1}{2} hour. Write the number 20 in each box until you get to 150 pictures. Then just count boxes.

It will also help you to think intuitively about this problem. You know how time works, and you know what twenty doggy pictures looks like. Approximate. How many half hour time slots will it take to draw 150 doggies?

Read on for a full solution.

Continue reading

SAT problem of the week, December 15, 2014

Miguelina draws 20 doggy pictures in \dfrac {1}{2} hour. At this rate, how many hours does it take to Miguelina to draw 150 doggy pictures?

  1. 0.067 (check answer)
  2. 3 (check answer)
  3. 3.75 (check answer)
  4. 5 (check answer)
  5. 75 (check answer)

Have a solution? Hint? Question? Drop it below. We’d love to hear from you. A full solution will be posted on December 20th. If you would like to learn how to enter math formulas into this blog, visit the WordPress LaTeX tutorial page.