A diver can hold his breath for two minutes under water. After practicing for a week, he can hold his breath for 5% longer. How long will he be able to hold his breath after the first week of practice?

A diver can hold his breath for two minutes under water. After practicing for a week, he can hold his breath for 5% longer. How long will he be able to hold his breath after the first week of practice?

Detailed Explanation

First, calculate 5% of 2: 2 × 0.05 = 0.1

Then, add this increase to the amount of time the diver could originally hold his breath:

2 + 0.1 = 2.1 minutes

Then, add this increase to the amount of time the diver could originally hold his breath:

2 + 0.1 = 2.1 minutes