Week 273 (11th November 2022)

Jen loves to complete the crossword puzzles in the newspaper.   

Each day, Jen records how long it takes to complete the crossword.  

On Friday, she took 50% less time than on Thursday. 

On Saturday, she took 20% less time than on Friday.  

On Saturday, she took 36 minutes to complete the crossword.  

How many minutes did it take Jen to complete the crossword on Thursday? 



T = time taken on Thursday 

S = time taken on Saturday 

T x 0.5 x 0.8 = 36 minutes 

T = 90 minutes