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joanna601
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?
their are 280 gollans of colors of paint.
7 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
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