It’s SAT Math Question Challenge Day!

Throw Down Thursday


It’s SAT Math Question Challenge Day!


Here it is! The moment you’ve been waiting for – the chance to win $25!  Each Thursday, we’ll be featuring the SAT/ACT math question of the week and all correct answers (with supporting work shown) submitted HERE


The winner will be announced the following Thursday and we’ll post the correct answer along with the next question. Yes, that’s right! EVERY WEEK you have a chance to flex your math muscles and win money. Seriously, nothing could be better. Nothing!


The Question:


An object travels at fifteen feet per minute. How many feet does it travel in 24 minutes and 40 seconds?


A) 360
B) 370
C) 367.5
D) 600
E) 960


Submit the answer HERE. Remember to show your work!

 

Good Luck!


Answer to Last Week’s Question:


If you remember last week, we asked:


If the slope of a line is ½ and the y-intercept is 3, what is the x-intercept of the same line?


A. 6
B. 3/2
C. 0
D. -2/3
E. -6

 

The answer is:


y=mx+b
0=1/2x+3
2*(-3)=(1/2x)*2
-6=x
x-intercept=-6

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