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How to translate percentage read into page numbers?


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Initial post: Nov 29, 2012 12:05:52 PM PST
Rebecca says:
I have a Kindle Fire 2G which I bought for my children to share. They are required to read 100 pages in a book to earn 1 hour of computer time (3 hours max). But since the KF doesn't do page numbers, I am at a bit of a quandary how to calculate how much they have read. I can't use percentages because each book is different.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 29, 2012 12:07:56 PM PST
Why not 15 minutes of computer time for every hour of reading?

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 29, 2012 12:13:31 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Nov 29, 2012 12:16:46 PM PST
quilt lover says:
Math. Look on the product page of a book, I'll give an example here:

The Stand
File Size: 2727 KB
Print Length: 1348 pages

2727 divided by 1348 = 2.023 kb/page
for this book you would multiply 2.023 X 100 to get how many kbs in 100 pages (or move the decimal over 2 spots)
So you get approximately 203 kb for 100 pages.

If you make the kid do the math then they will be stronger in 2 subjects!!

Edited to say "Math" instead of "Division"

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 29, 2012 12:23:24 PM PST
100 / total pages

Find the total number of pages from the product page.

In QL's example 100/1348 = .07 or 7%

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 29, 2012 12:24:15 PM PST
Rebecca says:
AWESOME, thank you so much!
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