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Book edition Student Edition
Author(s) Carter, Cuevas, Day, Holiday, Luchin
Pages 801 pages
ISBN 9780078884801 # A candle burns as shown in the graph. If the height of the candle is 8 centimetres, approximately how long has the candle been burning?A 0 hoursB 24 minutesC 64 minutesD $5\frac{1}{2}$ hours

If the height of the candle is 8 centimetres, the candle has been burning for $5\frac{1}{2}$ hours approximately.

Therefore, the option D is correct.

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## Part a. Step 1. Observe the graph.

The graph is: From the above graph it can be noticed that when the height of the candle is 8 centimetres, the time taken is $5\frac{1}{2}$ hours approximately.

## Part a. Step 2. Determine approximately how long has the candle been burning.

If the height of the candle is 8 centimetres, the candle has been burning for $5\frac{1}{2}$ hours approximately.

Therefore, the option D is correct. ### Want to see more solutions like these? 