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A gas tank is 1/4 full. Abby adds 4 gallons and now it is 5/8 full. How many gallons does the tank hold?

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    let the tank hold x gallons

    (1/4)x + 4 = (5/8)x
    times everybody by 8
    2x + 32 = 5x
    -3x = -32
    x = 10 2/3 gallons

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