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Container A has 800 ml of water and is leaking 6 ml per minute.
Container B has 1000 ml and is leaking 10 ml per minute.
Let m represent the number of minutes the contains are leaking.

How many minutes, m, will it take for the two containers to have the same amount of water? Write and solve an equation to show your work.

 Sep 21, 2020
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Create an equation:

If minutes = x,

800 - 6x = 1000 - 10x

4x = 200

x = 50

They will become equal at 50 minutes.

 Sep 21, 2020

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