An empty bucket being filled with paint at a constant rate takes 6 minutes to be filled to 7/10 of its capacity. How much more time will it take to fill the bucket to full capacity?
A. 7/18
B. 9/18
C. 2
D. 18/7
E. 18/5
OA D
Source: Manhattan Prep
An empty bucket being filled with paint at a constant rate takes 6 minutes to be filled to 7/10 of its capacity. How
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Rate \(=\dfrac{7}{10} \ast \dfrac{C}{6} = \dfrac{7}{60} \ast C\)BTGmoderatorDC wrote: ↑Thu Sep 16, 2021 3:59 pmAn empty bucket being filled with paint at a constant rate takes 6 minutes to be filled to 7/10 of its capacity. How much more time will it take to fill the bucket to full capacity?
A. 7/18
B. 9/18
C. 2
D. 18/7
E. 18/5
OA D
Source: Manhattan Prep
So, for full capacity, time taken \(=\dfrac{60}{7}\)
Extra time taken to fill the capacity \(=\) time for full tank \(\) time for \(\dfrac{7}{10}\) capacity \(= \dfrac{60}{7}6 =\dfrac{18}{7}\)
Therefore, D