eight inches of heavy wet snow are equivalent to four inches of rain, estimate the water content 13 inches of heavy wet snow. ?

The water content in 13 inches of snow is___ inches.

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eight inches of heavy wet snow are equivalent to four inches of rain, estimate the water content 13 inches of heavy wet snow. ?

The water content in 13 inches of snow is___ inches.

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let x be the water content we are trying to find: we can write the equation

4/8=x/13

so x=13*(4/8)=6.5 inches of water

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