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If a bucket, which is 3/5 full, is emptied into an empty tub that is 8

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If a bucket, which is 3/5 full, is emptied into an empty tub that is 8 times the bucket's size, what percent of the tub will be filled?

A. 0.48
B. 0.75
C. 4.8
D. 7.5
E. 48

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If a bucket, which is 3/5 full, is emptied into an empty tub that is 8 times the bucket's size, what percent of the tub will be filled?

A. 0.48
B. 0.75
C. 4.8
D. 7.5
E. 48


Let the bucket be of \(5l\), so filled volume \(=3l\)

size of tub \(=8*5l=40l\)

therefore filled %\(=\frac{3}{40}*100=7.5\)%

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Re: If a bucket, which is 3/5 full, is emptied into an empty tub that is 8 [#permalink]

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Bunuel wrote:
If a bucket, which is 3/5 full, is emptied into an empty tub that is 8 times the bucket's size, what percent of the tub will be filled?

A. 0.48
B. 0.75
C. 4.8
D. 7.5
E. 48


Let the capacity of the bucket be 5 units

The bucket is filled 3 units

Capacity of the tub is 40 units

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what percent of the tub will be filled?


3 units is filled out of 40 units , ie \(\frac{3}{40}*100\) = 7.50 %, answer will be (D)
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