In 36.5 weeks, Miguel raised $2372.50 for cancer research. How much money will he raise 20 weeks ?




In 36.5 weeks, Miguel raised $2372.50 for cancer research. How much money will he raise 20 weeks ?

A. $1200

B. $1300

C. $1350

D. $1100

Answer : B. $1300


Explanation :


    This is a situation of direct variation.

    Less number of weeks ----> amount raised will be less .
    Given :
    Miguel raised $2,372.50 in 36.5 weeks
    Amount raised in one week is
    = 2372.5 / 36.5
    = $65
    Amount raised in 20 weeks is
    = 65 x 20
    = $1300
    Hence, the money raised in 20 weeks is $1300


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