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After a big storm, Mr.Bloop noticed that a lot of the sand from his volleyball pit had been blown away. He drove his pickup truck down to the local gardening supply yard and purchased 4 truckloads of sand to add to the pit. His truck could carry 500 pounds of sand each time. The sand cost $117 per ton. Originally, it took 12 pickup truck loads to fill the pit. What fraction of the sand had been blown away by the storm?

 Jul 6, 2021
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If it took 12 loads initially to fill it up, and he has to now fill 4 loads, 1/3 of the sand would have been blown away?

 Jul 6, 2021

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