# SOLUTION: How long will each question take to answer if there are 80 questions in a 4 hour long test?

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 Question 633616: How long will each question take to answer if there are 80 questions in a 4 hour long test?Found 2 solutions by Theo, ikeoddy:Answer by Theo(3458)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!4 hours * 60 = 240 minutes. 240 / 80 = 3 minutes for each question on the average. some will take more. some will take less. the overall average, however, needs to be less than or equal to 3 minutes per question if you expect to answer them all. Answer by ikeoddy(3)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Assume that each question takes the same amount of time to answer. Let this time be x minutes. 80 questions can be answered in 4 hours = 4*60 minutes = 240 minutes 1 question can be answered in x minutes If we utilize proportions, 240/80 = x/1 Thus, x = 3. Hence, it will take 3 minutes to answer each question.