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Candy bar boxes are packaged using two separate machines. One machine places the candy bars in the box, while the other seals it. Both machines can process 20 boxes per minute. Unfortunately, the machine responsible for sealing the boxes is malfunctioning, resulting in 15% of the boxes not being correctly sealed. On average, how long will it take the two machines to properly box and seal 750 packages of candy bars?

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The correct answer is 44.
The first machine places candy bars into 18 boxes per minute, but the second machine seals only 85% (100%-15%) of them. Therefore, the total amount of properly sealed boxes is 20*0.85 = 2*10*0.85 = 2*8.5 = 17 boxes each minute, on average.

To calculate the time required for the machines to properly box and seal 750 packages of candy bars, we can use the Work-Rate formula (work=rate*time):

750=17*t
t=750/17
t=44 2⁄17 equals approximately 44 minutes.

What term does not belong on this list?

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The oesophagus, heart, brain, and intestine are all internal organs. Skin is an exterior body part.

What is the opposite of the word Pertinent?

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Pertinent indicates appropriate or pertinent to the subject at hand; thus, Unsuitable is its antonym.

What is the opposite of Introvert?

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Introvert refers to a shy or quiet person who finds it difficult to communicate with others; thus, its antonym is Sociable, which refers to a person who enjoys being around and conversing with others.

Groundless : justified :: ____

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The right response is: rigorous: Lenient.

The term "groundless" means the reverse of "justified." Rigorous means the opposite of lenient.

Embarrassment is related to blush, much as fear is to

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Blushing is a physiological indication of embarrassment, while perspire is a body manifestation of fear.

A motorist traveling on the highway at a pace that is about 20% faster than the posted speed limit covers 45 miles in 36 minutes. What speed limit is posted on the highway?

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The correct answer is 62.5 mph.

Let v represent the posted time limit. The person then drives at the speed specified in the question.

Given that he goes 45 miles in 36 minutes (hours), we may derive the following equation. Cancelling down by 9, we arrive at:

Therefore, the posted speed limit is 62.5 mph.

Handkerchief : cloth :: _________

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The correct answer is "agony: feeling."

A handkerchief is a sort of cloth, just like misery is a form of feeling.

Find the approximate value for the following expression: 29.8% of 260 + 60.01% of 510 − 103.57 = ?

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Given 29.8% of 260 + 60.01% of 510 − 103.57 = ?

Rounding off the given Expression we get,
= ( 30 / 100 ) * 260 + ( 60 / 100 ) * 510 - ( 104 )
= 78 + 306 - 104
= 384 - 104
= 280

Find the approximate value for the below equation 91.01 * 111.01 / 97.99 - 108.99 + 99.01

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Given Question is 91.01 * 111.01 / 97.99 - 108.99 + 99.01

when we apply BODMAS RULE and round it off, we get => 91 * ( 111 / 98 ) - 109 + 99 = 91 * 1- 109 + 99 = 93

If tracks on the "music app" cost $3 each half dozen, how much would it cost to purchase 24 songs?

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There are 6 songs in a half dozen, thus if you want to get 24 songs, you must buy 24/6 = 4 times a half dozen. Each half dozen costs $3, so 3 times $4 is $12.

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