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# Printer speed............

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9. A certain business printer can print 40 characters per second, which is 4 times as fast as an average printer. If an average printer can print 5 times as fast as an electric typewriter, how many characters per minute can an electric typewriter print?
(A) 2
(B) 32
(C) 50
(D) 120
(E) 600
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01 Apr 2009, 07:42
milind1979 wrote:
9. A certain business printer can print 40 characters per second, which is 4 times as fast as an average printer. If an average printer can print 5 times as fast as an electric typewriter, how many characters per minute can an electric typewriter print?
(A) 2
(B) 32
(C) 50
(D) 120
(E) 600

BP= 40 C/S
AP=40/4= 10 C/S
EP= 10/5=2 C/S

So..electrical type writer can print 60*2=120 C/Minute
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01 Apr 2009, 09:48
Agree with Igon D same logic
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01 Apr 2009, 15:36
Agree with D.

average - 10 char/s
typewriter - 2char/s
2*60=120 char/minute
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02 Apr 2009, 01:53
agreed
I did the silliest blunder
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02 Apr 2009, 06:27
nitya34 wrote:
agreed
I did the silliest blunder

We all do that, from time to time.
Re: Printer speed............   [#permalink] 02 Apr 2009, 06:27
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