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posted by Megan .
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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
550 + x = 1600 x
2x = 1050
so
525 L moves
time = 525 L / 25 L/min 
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bobpursley
I think Professor Damon means
time=525/75 min 
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Megan
Thank you!
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