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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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3/12

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

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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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