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You can paint 75 square feet of a surface every 45 minutes. Determine how long it takes you to paint a wall with the given dimensions.8ft X 5ft

 Mar 16, 2021
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\(\frac{75}{45} = \frac{100}{60}\). This means you can paint 100 square feet every 60 minutes. 8ft x 5ft = 40 square feet

\(\frac{40}{x} = \frac{100}{60}\)

\(2400 = 100x \)

\(x = 24\)

 

This means it will take you 24 minutes to paint an 8ft by 5ft wall :)

 Mar 16, 2021

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