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Make a table!!
The columns of your table should be: % solution, gallons of solution, gallons of salt
It doesn't make a lot of sense right away to think about gallons of salt, but you'll see what I mean.
Do you have your table drawn? Seriously, draw it.
I'm not sure I understand. This looks like a really fun problem and I'd love to help you, but what do you mean with your last sentence? Second power of what?
There is a little bit we can do with the two parts I do understand. For instance, since the two middle digits are...
What i think you're saying is 1½ horses can eat 1½ bales of hay in 1½ days. So let's build a proportion from that.
If it takes 1½ horses to eat that amount in that time, then how much could just one horse eat? We'd have to reduce the amount by 1/1.5. That means that one horse can...