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# A sink contains exactly 12 liters of water. If water is

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A sink contains exactly 12 liters of water. If water is [#permalink]  22 Nov 2006, 22:11
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A sink contains exactly 12 liters of water. If water is drained from the sink until it holds exactly 6 liters of water less than the quantity drained away, how many liters of water were drained away?

(A) 2
(B) 3
(C) 4.5
(D) 6
(E) 9
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Re: PS: Water [#permalink]  22 Nov 2006, 22:46
x litres drained away. remaining water in the sink = x-6

x+x-6 = 12
2x = 18
x = 9
Re: PS: Water   [#permalink] 22 Nov 2006, 22:46
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