- Q7: Well done using the answers from Q2 in your calculations. Now, correctly set up the proportions and solve for X. Currently, you equalized two similar variables, which is not correct. 25 and X both represent the number of words. Similarly, 40 and 18 are both the number of seconds. Please revise. For guidance on how to set up the proportions, refer to the resource Solve a Proportion with an Unknown Variable. Additionally, consider the following guiding question in order to set up each proportion.
- If the female group completed 25 words in 16 seconds, how many words would it complete in 40 seconds and 1 minute? Do the same for the male group.