SSAT Upper Level Math : How to find rate

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Example Question #11 : How To Find Rate

Chuck is building a driveway that measures  feet by  feet. He needs to use  pounds of cement for every square foot of driveway. How many pounds of cement does he need to complete the driveway?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

First, find the area of the driveway.

Since it takes  pounds of cement per square feet,

 pounds will be needed to complete the driveway.

Example Question #12 : How To Find Rate

Joanna can finish  math problems in  minutes. How many minutes would it take her to finish  math problems?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

First, find out how long it will take her to finish  math problem.

Since it takes Joanna  minutes to finish one problem, multiply this number by the amount of questions she needs to do.

It will take her  minutes to finish  questions.

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