Back to School 2014

August 25, 2014

Paisley attends Park Middle School, where the school day, which consists of seven class periods plus a lunch period, begins at 8:30 a.m. Each period lasts 45 minutes and there are 4 minutes in between periods to pass from one period to the next. At what time does Paisley’s last period of the school day end?

 

During the first week of school, if Paisley attends every period, in its entirety, for five days, how many total hours will she spend attending classes during that first week? Express your answer as a mixed number.

 

If Paisley attends each class in its entirety, what percent of the time in her school day is spent attending classes? Express your answer to the nearest tenth.