reto wrote:

A bucket full of worms kept for Mike's next fishing trip was discovered by the rat that resides in the basement. The rat eats a sixth of the total number of worms in 5 hours. How much time will it take the rat to finish a quarter of the worms?

A. 4 hours

B. 6 hours

C. 7.5 hours

D. 8 hours

E. 30 hours

Let there be 30 worms in the basement...

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The rat eats a sixth of the total number of worms in 5 hours.

So, the Cat eats 5 worms in 5 hours...

Thus cat eats 1 worm/hour...

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How much time will it take the rat to finish a quarter of the worms?

To, eat \(\frac{30}{4}\) it will take 7.5 hours...

Hence answer will be(C) 7.5
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