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It takes Bill 24 minutes to type and spell check 10 pages. Find how many pages he can type and spell check in 5.5 hours. Round to the nearest whole number if necessary.


A. 55 pages

B. 138 pages

C. 792 pages

D. 229 pages

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  1. Set up a proportion: If Bill can type 10 pages in 24 minutes and we want to know how many pages he can do in 5.5 hours (330 minutes), a possible proportion is:

    24/10 = 330/x
    Cross-multiplying we get 24x = 3300, so x = 3300/24 = 138 pages.

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  2. 80x=1000

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  3. It takes Bill 24 minutes to type and spell check 10 pages. Find how many pages he can type and spell check in 5.5 hours. Round to the nearest whole number if necessary.

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