# Math

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How would you go about solving this problem?
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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550 + x = 1600 -x
2x = 1050
so
525 L moves
time = 525 L / 25 L/min

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I think Professor Damon means

time=525/75 min

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Thank you!

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