Mark M. answered • 02/09/17

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p = 10(m/9)

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asked • 02/09/17It takes Max 9 minutes to read 10 pages of his book. Which equation represents the relationship between the number of pages, p, that Max can read and the number of minutes, m?

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Mark M. answered • 02/09/17

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p = 10(m/9)

Daniel L. answered • 02/09/17

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Hi Jessi,

If the question is asking how many pages that Max can read per minute, then the equation is p/m = 10/9 = 1.111111111

If the question is asking how many minutes Max needs to read each page, then the equation is m/p = 9/10 = 0.9

Dan

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