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Print job

Act 1

A video shows paper being loaded into a printer. The printer then starts printing out consecutively numbered pages. How long will it take to print all of those pages?

Act 2

A second video is displayed of the pages printing out, this time with a timer shown. There is also a photograph showing that 88 pages are to be printed.

Act 3

A speeded up video with a timer is shown and reveals the length of time to print the 88 pages.

Sequel

Describe three different print jobs that each require an hour to complete.

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