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A scientist is studying the rate at which monkeys peel bananas. Monkey A is observed to peel anywhere from $3-6$ bananas per minute, whereas Monkey B is observed to peel at a constant rate of $5$ bananas per minute.

If the two monkeys were to peel a total of $16$ bananas, what is the fastest amount of time in which this could be done?

Assume that the monkeys can only peel one banana at a time.​

A

$66$ seconds

B

$76$ seconds

C

$80$ seconds

D

$84$ seconds

E

$90$ seconds

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