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Bailey C.

asked • 10/02/18

a 14.5 gallon gasoline tank is 3/4 full. how many gallons will it take to fill the tank?

i need help to solve my math question

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Larry C. answered • 10/02/18

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Lauren H.

Larry, we got two different answers.  1/4 of 3/4 is 3/16.  
so, is there something wrong with my solution, or with yours?  Curious!


Larry C.

It's not 1/4 of the 3/4 that is currently in the tank. It's 1/4 of the whole capacity of the tank.


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