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anonymous
 one year ago
0.8 portion of a tank is filled with water. If 25 litres of water is taken out from the tank, 14 litres of excess water over the half filled up tank remains in it. Find the capacity of the tank.
anonymous
 one year ago
0.8 portion of a tank is filled with water. If 25 litres of water is taken out from the tank, 14 litres of excess water over the half filled up tank remains in it. Find the capacity of the tank.

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So this is going to be a proportionality of how much water the tank can hold at what point.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0options are (a) 100 litres (b) 130 litres (c) 200 litres (d) 150 litres Ans(b)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0bt i dnt know how come the ans is coming

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So if we let c represent the capacity of the tank, then lets see what 0.8 portion of the tank would be like.. dw:1440402765782:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Then it says 25 L of the 4/5ths capacity is taken out, this can be represented as: \[0.8c  25\] Then it says that 14 L of `excess` water water `remains` over `half` the tank's capacity. that can be represented as : \[0.5c + 14\] we can equate these two to find the capacity \(c\) of the tank. \[0.8c  25 = 0.5c + 14\] Now just solve for \(c\) andyou'llfind your answer.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i must say u r very brilliant ....thanx :)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no problem, your welcome!

Empty
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@yashiii she's smart AND pretty :O

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i think it would be 0.4c+ 14 ,because it is saying water is half filled ,..i am confused

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0when you think of half, you think of 0.5 or \(\frac{1}{2}\)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i am not getting that equation,how we are equating those quations @Jhannybean

Empty
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I was talking about @Jhannybean not you @yashiii sorry for the confusion...

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hahhhahahah,i knew already rofl @Empty

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0we have to set them equal to eachother because one, we given how much water is taken OUT at a certain capacity, and two, you are told how much excess water remains when the tank is at half capacity after the 25 L are taken out

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so you set them equal to eachother to find the general capacity of the tank

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thankyou so much.got it :)
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