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3-59.

Chi loves to read. He can speed-read 40 pages in 3 minutes. How long should it take him to read *The Scarlet Letter*, a 265-page novel? Homework Help ✎

Use a proportion if you think that Chi reads 0 pages in 0 minutes.

Use an equation if the starting point is not zero.

Now solve for *x*.