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anonymous
 one year ago
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.
anonymous
 one year ago
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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Vocaloid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0good so Martha used 1.36 gallons Brett used .18 of the total oil, so he used .18*8 gallons = ?

Vocaloid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0good, so Martha used 1.36, Brett used 1.44, and Mike used 0.7, so who used the most?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so whats the complete answer? @Vocaloid

Vocaloid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0read the problem again, and look at what we did...

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dont we have to calculate mike @Vocaloid

Vocaloid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0nope, it tells us that Mike used 0.7 gallons

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but it also tells us that brett used 0.18

Vocaloid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Nope, it tells us that Brett used 0.18 OF THE TOTAL, so 0.18*8
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