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Problem of the Week
Problem A
Bicycle Time

Mr. Turnblatt’s bicycle needs to be serviced every \(600\) km. Each year, he rides his bike between March and November for \(35\) consecutive weeks, \(5\) days a week, \(8\) km a day.

  1. If he has his bike serviced before his first trip of the year, how many weeks will it be until his bicycle needs the next service?

  2. How many times will he have his bike serviced in one year?

Themes: Algebra, Number Sense