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Lee has 5/7 of a gallon of water. He gives 1/2 of a gallon of water to his dog, Gilligan. What fraction of the amount of water that Lee had originally did he give to Gilligan?

 Dec 11, 2018
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Lee has 5/7 of a gallon of water. He gives 1/2 of a gallon of water to his dog, Gilligan. What fraction of the amount of water that Lee had originally did he give to Gilligan?

 

Frational amount =

 

Amt he gave to Gilligan                     (1/2)

_____________________     =       _______   =    (1/2) * (7/5)  =  7 / 10

Amt he started with                           (5/7)

 

 

cool cool cool

 Dec 11, 2018

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