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# The 2000 Olympic female shoveling champion averaged 15 shovels full of

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06 Feb 2019, 00:48
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The 2000 Olympic female shoveling champion averaged 15 shovels full of sand every 15 seconds. At this rate approximately how many shovels full of sand would she be able to take (assuming she does not get tired) in 3 minutes?

A) 1

B) 12

C) 15

D) 180

E) 360

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06 Feb 2019, 03:15
Bunuel wrote:
The 2000 Olympic female shoveling champion averaged 15 shovels full of sand every 15 seconds. At this rate approximately how many shovels full of sand would she be able to take (assuming she does not get tired) in 3 minutes?

A) 1

B) 12

C) 15

D) 180

E) 360

per second rate = 15/15 = 1 shovel per seconf
so in 3 mins = 180 sec = 180 *1 = 180 IMO D
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07 Feb 2019, 18:34
Bunuel wrote:
The 2000 Olympic female shoveling champion averaged 15 shovels full of sand every 15 seconds. At this rate approximately how many shovels full of sand would she be able to take (assuming she does not get tired) in 3 minutes?

A) 1

B) 12

C) 15

D) 180

E) 360

rate will be 1 shovel per sec

in 3 mins=180 sec

180 shovels
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