Posted by **Amy** on Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at 4:53pm.

Sean's truck has a 12-gallon gas tank. He just put 3 gallons of gas into the tank. Is this equivalent to a third of a tank? if not, what amount of gas is equivalent to a third of a tank?

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at 4:55pm
3/12

Simplify it by dividing the numerator and denominator by 3. What do you get?

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**shannon**, Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 7:46pm
justins gas tank is 1/3 full. after he buys 2 gallons of gas, it is 1/2 full. how many gallons can justins tank hold?

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