## horsegal244 one year ago James left a bin outside in his garden to collect rainwater. He notices that 1 over 4 gallon of water fills 2 over 3 of the bin. Write and solve an equation to find the amount of water that will fill the entire bin. Show your work. Explain your answer in words.

1. horsegal244

@Michele_Laino

2. Michele_Laino

in order to fill completely one bin, we need $\frac{3}{2} \times \frac{1}{4}$ gallon

3. horsegal244

ok

4. Michele_Laino

of rainwater

5. Michele_Laino

so the requested amount Q of water is : $Q = \frac{3}{2} \times \frac{1}{4} = ...?$ please complete the computation above

6. horsegal244

12/2

7. Michele_Laino

hint: |dw:1432754070754:dw|

8. Michele_Laino

so, what is the right result?

9. horsegal244

3/8

10. Michele_Laino

that's right! we need of 3/8 gallon of rainwater

11. horsegal244

ty

12. Michele_Laino

thank you! :)