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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? | 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? |
Revision as of 23:16, 25 April 2008
- The following problem is from both the 2008 AMC 12A #1 and 2004 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 .
See Also
2008 AMC 12A (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | |
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All AMC 12 Problems and Solutions |
2008 AMC 10A (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | ||
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All AMC 10 Problems and Solutions |