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Posted by **Grace** on Thursday, August 2, 2012 at 5:16pm.

a) m/30

b) m/60

c) m/2

d) 2/m

e) 60/m

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**MathMate**, Friday, August 3, 2012 at 10:29amThis must be a problem from an older book. Printers today do not print a line at a time, but let's assume that's the case (for a "matrix" printer).

80 characters / second

2400 characters / page

means

2400/80=30 seconds / page

= 30/60= 1/2 minute / page

If we have to print M pages, time taken is therefore

M(1/2) = M/2 minutes.

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