Andy is scuba diving. He starts at sea level and then descends 10 feet in 212 minutes.

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Andy is scuba diving. He starts at sea level and then descends 10 feet in 212 minutes.

Descent = 10 feet

Time required = 2 1/2 minutes.

The rate of descent = (10 feet)/(2.5 mn) = 4 ft/min

In 6 minutes, the descent will be

(4 ft/min)*(6 min) = 24 ft

(a) 4 feet/minute

(b) 24 feet

To get Andy’s descent as a unit rate, we can express this in terms of ratio of distance over time.

The total distance he descended is 10 feet while the total time 2 ½ minutes or 2.5 minutes. Therefore his rate is:

rate = 10 feet / 2.5 minutes

rate = 4 feet / minute

I would use the starting position, sea level as zero. Then I would convert all those minutes to hours so the answer is an integer and not a decimal.

60 min * (-10 ft / 212 min) = -2.83 ft/hr

round to integer = -3 ft/hr

rate = 10 feet / 2.5 minutes

rate = 4 feet / minute

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A. 4 feet per minute

B. 24 feet

Step-by-step explanation:

Given that: distance = 10 feet

time = 2 1/2 minutes = 2.5 minutes

A. The descent rate is the speed with which an object descends with respect to a reference point or plane.

Speed is the rate of the distance moved to time taken.

speed = [tex]\frac{distance}{time}[/tex]

= [tex]\frac{10}{2.5}[/tex]

= 4 feet/minute

Andy's descent is 4 feet/minute.

B. If he continues at this rate, his distance in relation to sea level after 6 minutes would be;

speed = [tex]\frac{distance}{time}[/tex]

4 = [tex]\frac{distance}{6}[/tex]

distance = 4 x 6

= 24 feet

Thus, Andy would be at 24 feet in relation to sea level after 6 minutes.

Descent = 10 feet

Time required = 2 1/2 minutes.

The rate of descent = (10 feet)/(2.5 mn) = 4 ft/min

In 6 minutes, the descent will be

(4 ft/min)*(6 min) = 24 ft

(a) 4 feet/minute

(b) 24 feet

The rate of descent is 4 ft/min.

He will descent 24 ft in 6 min.

Step-by-step explanation:

Consider the provided information.

He starts at sea level and then descends 10 feet in 2 1/2 minutes.

First convert the mixed fraction as shown:

[tex]2\frac{1}{2}=\frac{5}{2} =2.5[/tex]

Therefore the rate of descent is:

The rate of descent = [tex]\frac{10}{2.5}=4[/tex]

Hence, the rate of descent is 4 ft/min

Now find In 6 minutes, how much he will descent:

[tex]4\times 6=24[/tex]

Hence, he will descent 24 ft in 6 min.