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km313

  • 3 years ago

The container that holds the water for the football team is 3/10 full. After pouring in 7 gallons of water, it is 4/5 full. How many gallons can the container hold?

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  1. slaaibak
    • 3 years ago
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    Suppose it can hold X gallons of water. so the current weight is 0.3X Now, you add 7 gallons and it's 0.8X full That means 0.3X + 7 = 0.8X Solve for X: 0.5X = 7 X = 14 so it can hold 14 gallons

  2. km313
    • 3 years ago
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    Thank you!!

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