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The container that holds the water for the football team is 3/4 full. After pouring out 7 gallons of water, it is 1/2 full. How many gallons can the container hold?

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  1. anonymous
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    well if 7 gallons empties 1/4 of the container. That means that it takes 4 buckets of 7 gallons each to fill the container. How many gallons total does that equal?

  2. anonymous
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    i dont get it ?

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    sorry im really bad at math

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ok thats fine dont sweat it, im sure youre better than you think. try this.|dw:1442517161551:dw|

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  6. anonymous
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    as you can see from the picutres, each time you take 7 gallons out, its 1/4 more empty right? So the reverse logic holds true. Each time you would add 7 gallons, it would add 1/4 of the container. You need 4/4 to make a whole so you would add 7 gallons, 4 times to equal 4/4 full. in other words: 4*7gallons= 28 gallons hope this helps!

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    YOUR AMAZING THANK YOU

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    Thanks! Youre doing great!

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