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Martha, Brett, and Mike are competing in a cooking competition. They all used different amounts of oil from a can containing 8 gallons of oil. Martha used 17% of the total oil in the can. Brett used 0.18 of the total oil in the can. Mike used 0.7 gallon of the total oil in the can. Who used the greatest amount of oil from the can? Show your work and explain your answer in words.

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  1. anonymous
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    @Vocaloid

  2. Vocaloid
    • one year ago
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    calculate 17% of 8

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    1.36

  4. anonymous
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    @Vocaloid

  5. anonymous
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    @Vocaloid

  6. Vocaloid
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    good so Martha used 1.36 gallons Brett used .18 of the total oil, so he used .18*8 gallons = ?

  7. anonymous
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    1.44 @Vocaloid

  8. Vocaloid
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    good, so Martha used 1.36, Brett used 1.44, and Mike used 0.7, so who used the most?

  9. anonymous
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    brett @Vocaloid

  10. Vocaloid
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    great

  11. anonymous
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    so whats the complete answer? @Vocaloid

  12. Vocaloid
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    read the problem again, and look at what we did...

  13. anonymous
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    dont we have to calculate mike @Vocaloid

  14. anonymous
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    dont we do 0.7 * 8

  15. Vocaloid
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    nope, it tells us that Mike used 0.7 gallons

  16. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    but it also tells us that brett used 0.18

  17. Vocaloid
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    Nope, it tells us that Brett used 0.18 OF THE TOTAL, so 0.18*8

  18. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    oh ok

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