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Flvs.net
 one year ago
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Sara left a bin outside in her garden to collect rainwater. She notices that 1/8 gallon of water fills 2/3 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.
Flvs.net
 one year ago
Medal and Fan Sara left a bin outside in her garden to collect rainwater. She notices that 1/8 gallon of water fills 2/3 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.

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So, Oneeighth gallon of water will fill twothirds of the bin. We want the sentence: "x gallons of water will fill threethirds of the bin." What we do is multiply twothirds by its reciprocal (threehalves) and make sure we do it on both sides. \frac{1}{8} = \frac{2}{3} x \frac{3}{2} * \frac{1}{8} = x \frac{3}{16}\ gal. = x So your equation would look like this: \frac{1}{8} * \frac{3}{2}\ gal._{water} = x

Flvs.net
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\frac{1}{8} * \frac{3}{2}\ gal._{water} = x\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0just use the equation and solve yourself

Flvs.net
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well what's the answer?

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\frac{ 1~bin }{ 1 } * \frac{ 1/ 8 ~gal }{ 2/3~bin } = ~~~gal\]

Flvs.net
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0How do I solve that @DanJS

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you wanted gallons in 1 bin, so start with 1 bin, multiply that by the given ratio of 1/8 gallon to 2/3 bin... notice it is set up so that the units for bin will cancel... just take care of the numbers

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1when dividing a fraction by a fraction, you can flip the bottom one over and multiply it to the top

Flvs.net
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Isn't it "keep Change Flip?"

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\frac{ 1 }{ 8 }*\frac{ 3 }{ 2 }\]

Flvs.net
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\frac{ 1 }{ 8 } * \frac{ 3 }{ 2 } = \frac{ 3 }{ 16 }\] Is that correct?

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yep, 3/16 gal per full bin
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