# Answer to Question #22795 in Other Math for Sujata Roy

Question #22795

In an enhancement of a design of a CPU, the speed of a floating point unit has been increased by 20% and the speed of a fixed point unit has been increased by 10%. What is the overall speed up achieved if the ratio of the number of floating point operations to the number of fixed point operations is 2:3 and the floating point operation used to take twice the time taken by the fixed point operation in the original design?

a) 1.155

b) 1.185

c) 1.255

d) 1.285

a) 1.155

b) 1.185

c) 1.255

d) 1.285

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