# math

posted by .

The second place finisher in the canoe race lost to the winner by only 1/12 of the winner,s time. If the winning time was 3 1/5 minutes,by how many seconds did the runner up lose?

## Similar Questions

1. ### Mathematics

I don't understand one problem and if you have the time could you please check the other to that follow?
2. ### math

Every year there is a race to the top of the empire state building. In 1993 the winner got to the top in 10 minutes, 18 seconds. how many stairs did the winner go up per second, rounded to the nearest whole number
3. ### Physics

Two runners have a race. The first runner decides to run with his full speed v₁=9 m/s over the 250 meters of the race and then slows to v₂=7 m/s for the rest, since he's tired. The second runner wants to save energy, so …
4. ### Math

At a certain marathon race, the winner comes in at a time of 130 minutes. Second place comes in at a time of 135 minutes, and third place comes in at 140 minutes. Starting with third place, contestants come in at regular intervals …

At a certain marathon race, the winner comes in at a time of 130 minutes. Second place comes in at a time of 135 minutes, and third place comes in at 140 minutes. Starting with third place, contestants come in at regular intervals …
6. ### Maths

Three runners run a 10 metre race. Each runner runs according to the following rules: Runner 1: s = 2.4 + 0.75t Runner 2: s = 0.2t(t - 5.1) Runner 3: s = 0.2t(t - 5.1)(t - 9.1) Where displacement (s) is in metres and time (t) is in …