# A student can type 174 words in 3 min and 348 words in 6 min. How many words can the student type in 8 min?

Nov 12, 2016

The student can type $464$ words in $8$ minutes.

#### Explanation:

First, find the student's rate per minute.

$\frac{174}{3} = 58$

So, the student's typing rate is $58$ words per minute. Now multiply this rate by the number of minutes ($8$).

$58 \cdot 8 = 464$

This student can type $464$words in $8$ minutes.