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posted by Jam .
The amount of water used to take a shower is directly proportional to the amount of time that the shower is in use. A shower lasting 21 minutes requires 12.6 gallons of water. Find the amount of water used for a shower lasting 10 minutes.

Cross multiply and solve for x.
21/12.6 = 10/x
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