# Answer to Question #4757 in Abstract Algebra for lidya

Question #4757

a 180 pound person burns 284 calories playing basketball for 25 minutes.at this rate,how many calories would the person burn in 45 minutes to the nearest whole number

Expert's answer

If 284 calories are burnt till 25 minutes, then I = 284/25 = 11.36 calories are burnt per minute. So, C2 = 11.36*45 = 511.2 calories would be burnt during 45 minutes, or 511 calories, rounding to nearest whole number.

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