# A team of four runners competed in the 100-meter relay race. The times for each racer are shown in the table. Ru

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A team of four runners competed in the 100-meter relay race. The times for each racer are shown in the table.

Runner Time
Jared 12.36
Danny 12.03
Jackson 11.85
Zachary 12.2

The team’s competition time is given by the total of the 3 fastest runners. What is this teams competition time?

A 36.24 seconds
B 36.08 seconds
C 35.55 seconds
D 36.09 seconds

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2 weeks 2023-01-23T19:52:28+00:00 1 Answer 0 views 0

1. Considering the time of the 3 fastest runners, the team’s competition time is given by:
B 36.08 seconds.

### What is the team’s competition time?

The team’s competition time is given by the total of the 3 fastest runners, that is, the sum of the times of the 3 runners who took the least time.
These times, in seconds, are given by:
12.03, 11.85, 12.2.
The sum of these times is given by:
12.03 + 11.85 + 12.2 = 36.08.
Hence the correct option is:
B 36.08 seconds.
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