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A paint mixture contains 7 gallons of base for every gallon of color. In 280 gallons of paint, how many gallons of color are there?
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A paint mixture contains 7 gallons of base for every gallon of color. In 280 gallons of paint, how many gallons of color are there?

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afranklin12
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0their are 280 gollans of colors of paint.

Australopithecus
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.27 gallon of base per gallons of paint thus 8 gallons of paint would contain 1 gallon of colour and 7 gallons of base Find the ratio of pain to colour and multiply by 100 to convert to percent (1/8) = 0.125 or 12.5% thus the paint is 12.5% colour and 87.5% base .125 * 280 = 35 gallons of paint

Mertsj
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Seems as though the rest of us are more interested in this problem than the asker.

joanna601
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Australopithecus answered my question and explained how they got the answer!! So I got all the info I needed!!!
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