Ivy is downloading a computer program from the Internet. After 8 minutes, the computer program is 35% downloaded. If the computer program continues to download at the current rate, about how much longer will it take for Ivy’s computer to finish downloading the program ?

1) 12 Minutes

2) 15 Minutes

3) 18 Minutes

4) 23 Minutes

Solution:

Choice B is correct.

For 35% of the task, 8 minutes is required.

The task that remains to be finished is 100% – 35% = 65%

Therefore, the additional time required to finish downloading the program is (8/35) * 65  ≈ 15 minutes.