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Homework Help: math

Posted by HG on Wednesday, November 4, 2009 at 11:47am.

Rusty the elephant was thirsty, despite the fact that water made up 85% of his body weight. After drinking a considerable amount of water, Rusty weighed 1350 pounds, and water made up 86% of his body weight.

What was Rusty's weight before he had his drink? What was the weight of the water he drank?

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