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Amy, Dan, and Mike are competing in a cooking competition. They all used different amounts of milk from a container holding 6 gallons of milk. Amy used 13% of the total milk in the container. Dan used 0.14 of the total milk in the container. Mike used 0.5 gallon of the total milk in the container. Who used the greatest amount of milk from the container? Show your work and explain your answer in words.

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  1. automaticloveletter
    • one year ago
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    Write 13% in decimal form?

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    .13

  3. DanJS
    • one year ago
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    to change a percent to a decimal, move the decimal left 2 places 13% = .13

  4. automaticloveletter
    • one year ago
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    Yeah, now just compare them to find the one that used the most.

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Dan used the most and Mike used the least

  6. DanJS
    • one year ago
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    i didn't read the gallons word in mike sentence...

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    wdym?

  8. automaticloveletter
    • one year ago
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    Oh yeah. So do we convert it?

  9. DanJS
    • one year ago
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    Amy - 13% of 6 gallons = 0.13 * 6 = 0.78 gallons Mike - 0.14 of total = 0.14 * 6 = 0.84 gallons Dan - 0.5 gallons

  10. DanJS
    • one year ago
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    sorry switch dan and mike name around, mistyped

  11. DanJS
    • one year ago
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    Amy 0.78 gal Dan 0.84 gal Mike 0.5 gal

  12. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ok ok thank you so much

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