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anonymous
 one year ago
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.
anonymous
 one year ago
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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automaticloveletter
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Write 13% in decimal form?

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2to change a percent to a decimal, move the decimal left 2 places 13% = .13

automaticloveletter
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yeah, now just compare them to find the one that used the most.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Dan used the most and Mike used the least

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2i didn't read the gallons word in mike sentence...

automaticloveletter
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Oh yeah. So do we convert it?

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Amy  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

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2sorry switch dan and mike name around, mistyped

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Amy 0.78 gal Dan 0.84 gal Mike 0.5 gal

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok ok thank you so much
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