All the fudge machines at a chocolate factory work at the same rate. Six machines working simultaneously can complete a big order in 22 hours. How many hours would it take to fill the order if the number of working machines decreased by factor of 2?

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  1. half as many machines, so twice as long: 44 hrs

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  2. 11 hours

    This is because it is saying decreased and not increased. So we will have to divide 22 by 2 and that equals 11 hours.

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  3. 44 hrs.....bc it is half as many so 22x2...

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  4. 44 hours, By timing 22 by 2 since its half

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  5. 44hours, because if we have half as many machines, then we need twice as long.

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