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Olivia uses 7.9 pints of blue paint and white paint to paint her bedroom walls. 


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 of this amount is blue paint, and the rest is white paint. How many pints of white paint did she use to paint her bedroom walls?

Express your answer in 

fraction and decimal form.

 May 28, 2021
edited by Guest  May 28, 2021
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4/5 is blue    then   1/5 is white

 

1/5 * 7.9   =    7.9 / 5   =   79/50   as a fraction 79/50 = 1.58 pints of white

 May 28, 2021

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