# SOLUTION: David eats 3 more cashews per minute than Casey does, and he can eat 80 of them in the same time it takes her to eat 56.. How fast do each of them eat cashews?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Miscellaneous Word Problems Question 329187: David eats 3 more cashews per minute than Casey does, and he can eat 80 of them in the same time it takes her to eat 56.. How fast do each of them eat cashews? Answer by Edwin McCravy(8882)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!David eats 3 more cashews per minute than Casey does, and he can eat 80 of them in the same time it takes her to eat 56.. How fast do each of them eat cashews? ```Make this chart, Let x be the time: cashews time rate in eaten in minutes cashews/minute David 80 x Casey 56 x To get the equation, use the first sentence in the problem: David's rate = Casey's rate + 3 Solve that for x and get x = 8 minutes So David's rate is cashews per minute So Casey's rate is cashews per minute Edwin```