# Math

Three pigs entered a race around a track. Piggly takes 6 minutes to run one lap. Piglet takes 3 minutes to run one lap and it takes Wiggly 5 minutes to run one lap. If all three pigs begin the race at the same time, how many minutes will it take for all three pigs to be at the staring point again?

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
3. 👁 420
1. assuming
(a) they all begin at the starting point
(b) they all stop when they get back to the starting point

then by the time the slowest pig gets back, the others will already (still) be there.

So, 6 minutes.

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
2. 6 minutes because the slowest pig takes 6 minutes to complete one lap

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0

## Similar Questions

1. ### math

For his exercise today, Josh plans to both run and swim. Let r be the number of laps he runs and let s be the number of laps he swims. Each lap he runs takes him 4 minutes, and each lap he swims takes him 3 minutes. He wants to

1. In “Raymond’s Run,” which detail supports the prediction that Squeaky will not let Gretchen win the race? (1 point) I put * marks by ones I thought Squeaky is insulted when Mr. Pearson suggests she give someone else “a

3. ### physics

A race car moving with a constant speed of 60 m/s completes one lap around a circular track in 50 s. What is the magnitude of the acceleration of the race car?

4. ### science

a runner training for a race times her 400 meter laps around a track. her times are lap 1 60 seconds, lap 2 57 seconds, lap 3 55 seconds and lap 4 53 seconds. what is her avaerage velocity in meters per second (m/s)?

stephanie ran 1 lap in 6 minutes. At this rate how far would she run in 30 minutes?

2. ### Physics

Randi ran two laps around a 400m track.She completed the first lap in 50seconds and then decreased her speed by 5% for the second lap. Find: A)her speed on the first lap B)her speed on the second lap C)her total time for the two

3. ### math

Tayson walked for 8 minutes before running n laps around a track. Tayson takes 1 minute and 45 seconds to run each lap. What is the graph of the function that relates the amount of time, T, in minutes Tayson walked or ran after

4. ### Algebra

Robi has run the first 4 miles of a race in 30 minutes. She reached the 6 mile point after 45 minutes. What is the slope?

1. ### Math

one track coach wants his athletes to race 8 miles around a track to measure how fast each person can run if the track is 2/3 of a mile around. How many laps around the track will the athletes have to run to complete the race?

2. ### English

Which sentence describes a race car using onomatopoeia? A. The sweet car went around the track quickly. B. The rapid race car drove around the track. C. The fast car traveled around the roadway D. The sleek, powerful race car

3. ### Math

You train for A race by running at a speed of 6 mph. A) At this speed, how many minutes does it take for you to run 3.2 miles? B) on race day, you run 3.2 miles in 30 minutes. What is your speed in miles per hour?

4. ### Algebra 1

It took Everly 55 minutes to run a 10-kilometer race last weekend. If you know that 1 kilometer equals 0.621 mile, how many minutes did it take Everly to run 1 mile during the race? Round your answer to the nearest hundredth. 3.41