1/2 of a gallon fills 2/3 of a bucket write an equation to find the amount that will fill the entire bin

Guest Dec 18, 2017

#1**+1 **

We can solve this with a proportion

(1/2) / (2/3) = x / 1 where x is the gallons to fill the whole bucket

(1/2)(3/2) = x

(3/4) = x

CPhill Dec 18, 2017

#2**0 **

Another (similar) answer:

1/2 gal = 2/3 x Where 'x' = bucket volume now solve for 'x'

1/2 gal x 3/2 = x = 3/4 gal

ElectricPavlov Dec 19, 2017