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Helix can usually stay in the sun 8 minutes before being sunburned. Using a sun tan lotion product with SPF (Sun Protection Factor) 10 means that he can stay in the sun 8x10, or 80 minutes before
being burned. Helix put SPF 10 lotion on five
minutes after he got to the beach. An hour later, he is burned. Why?
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