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Posted by **Megan** on Sunday, October 12, 2008 at 9:04pm.

A 2000 L tank containing 550 L of water is being filled with water at the rate of 75 L per minute from a full 1600 L tank. How long will it be before the two tanks have the same amount of water?

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**Damon**, Sunday, October 12, 2008 at 9:10pm550 + x = 1600 -x

2x = 1050

so

525 L moves

time = 525 L / 25 L/min

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**bobpursley**, Sunday, October 12, 2008 at 9:14pmI think Professor Damon means

time=525/75 min

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**Megan**, Sunday, October 12, 2008 at 9:28pmThank you!

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