# Algebra

ann finished reading a book in 14 hours. it took ben 855 minutes to read the same book. carly read the book in 50,000 seconds. who finished the book first. explain your answer.

Aren't they all around 14 hours?

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1. 14 hours = 50,400 seconds
855 minutes = 51,300 seconds

yes, they are all about the same, but which is the smallest amount of time?

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2. No, actually Ben finished faster because 855 minutes=14.5 hrs. 50,000 seconds=13.8 hrs and Ann just had 14 hrs.

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