krazymack

11-14-2004, 09:37 PM

Can someone kindly explain the following problems to me. I don't understand how to do it. It may seem very simple to many of you. Thanks in advance.

Question #1

A 16 inch-fuse on a stick of dynamite burns at a rate of 1 inch per 20 seconds. What percent of the fuse remains after it has burned for four minutes?

A) 25%

B) 33 1/3 %

C) 50%

D) 66 2/3%

E) 80%

Question #2

If 4/9 = x/3 then x=

A) 9/4

B) 4/3

C) 1

D) 3/4

E) 4/27

Question #1

A 16 inch-fuse on a stick of dynamite burns at a rate of 1 inch per 20 seconds. What percent of the fuse remains after it has burned for four minutes?

A) 25%

B) 33 1/3 %

C) 50%

D) 66 2/3%

E) 80%

Question #2

If 4/9 = x/3 then x=

A) 9/4

B) 4/3

C) 1

D) 3/4

E) 4/27