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Sam is carrying a 2 gallon bucket of milk to his house from the barn, which is 3 miles away from his house. However, the bucket has a leak in it. For each mile he walks, there is 2/3 as much milk in the bucket as at the beginning of the mile. How many gallons of milk will be in the bucket when Sam gets home?

 Jan 17, 2019
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The amount remaining will be

 

2 (2/3)^3   =

 

2 ( 8/27)  =

 

16/27 gal

 

 

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 Jan 17, 2019

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