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ela099
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it takes 5 hrs for 6 cooks to prepare food , how long will it take 7 cooks to prepare food?
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ela099 Group Title
it takes 5 hrs for 6 cooks to prepare food , how long will it take 7 cooks to prepare food?
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GregTheo Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
this is a proportion. 5/6 = x/7 x= 35/6
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ela099 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
How much is 35/6 in hours ?
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GregTheo Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
5.83333333333 Hrs
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GregTheo Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
or 5 hours and 50 min
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Hero Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So it's going to take more time for seven cooks?
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Hero Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
It only took five hours for six cooks, but it's going to take almost 6 hours for seven cooks? How does that make sense?
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GregTheo Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh yeah... misread the question
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ela099 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
$5400 is invested. at 11% and 7%. whats 11% of 5400? whats 7% of 5400?
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Hero Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
@elo099, what about the question about the cooks?
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ela099 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh, um ... idk
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GregTheo Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
5 hrs at 6 cooks is 30 cook hours. if 7 cooks work then 30/7 is the number of hours
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KNicksfan4life Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
OK So this can be a little difficult to understand  so let's show it this way: If 6 cooks do it on 5 hours, how long would it take 1 cook? 5 hours = time for one cook / 6 cooks 30 = time for one cook So if it takes 1 cook 30 hours, how long would it take 8 cooks: 30 hours for 1 cook / 8 cooks = 3.75 hours or 3 hours and 45 minutes. Hope this explanation is helpful.
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niravshah08 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I think its inverse variation, since if you have more cooks it takes less time. 5 = k/6 k = 30 x = 30/7 = 4.28
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Hero Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
^ What @niravshah08 said
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niravshah08 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@KNicksfan4life you copy pasted it wrong :P
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ela099 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So r all of you guys hella smart in math???
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niravshah08 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
you answer will be 4 hrs 17 mins
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niravshah08 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Please post new questions separately
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