A jiffy is considered 1/100 of a second in science. Ella can type 50 words/min. On average, how many jiffies does she take to type each word?

Guest Oct 29, 2014

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If a jiffy is 1/100 of a second, then there are 100 jiffies in each second and 6000 jiffies in a minute.

50 words / minute = 50 words / 6000 jiffies = 1 word / 120 jiffies

This means that it takes 120 jiffies to type one word.

geno3141 Oct 29, 2014