Posted by **Wanda** on Friday, August 5, 2011 at 1:20am.

A particular rat given n trials in a maze can run through the maze in t minutes, where t=6+20/n+2. How many trials are needed so that the rat can runthrough the maze in exactly eight minutes?

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**Reiny**, Friday, August 5, 2011 at 8:03am
ambiguous equation.

Did you mean

t = 6 + 20/(n+2)

or

t = 6 + 20/n + 2 , the way you typed it

or

t = (6+2)/n + 2

or

t = (6+20)/(n+2)

each would give you a different result.

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**Wanda**, Sunday, August 7, 2011 at 11:04pm
Reiny the problem is t=6+20 over n=+2

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