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Eyes blink 900 times each hour. About how many times would your eyes blink 8 hours?

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praise55688 | eNotes Newbie

Posted September 23, 2013 at 7:10 PM via web

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Eyes blink 900 times each hour. About how many times would your eyes blink 8 hours?

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jeew-m | College Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted September 23, 2013 at 7:30 PM (Answer #2)

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In one hour eyes blink 900 times. Assuming constant rate of eye blink each hour eye will blink 8 times than one hour in 8 hours.

Eye blink in one hour `= 900`

Eye blink in eight hours `= 900xx8 = 7200`

So the eye will blink 7200 times approximately within 8 hours.

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amysor | TA , Grade 10 | Valedictorian

Posted September 23, 2013 at 7:30 PM (Answer #1)

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Since a eye blinks 900 times a hour, to find out how many times in 8, you simply multiply by 8.

900*8= 72,000 times a eye blinks in 8 hours

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