# Math

posted by Mark

Can you show or help me with this problem: Aquaman drinks 48 ounces of water a day. How many pints of water is that a week? I know that 1 Cup=8oz and 1 pt=2 cups. What do I do?

1. jolly rancher

so if each cup is 8 ounces
and a pint is 2 cups
then there must be 2 x 8 = 16 ounces in each pint

now aquaman drinks 48 ounces in 1 day
so in 7 days he drinks 7 x 48 = 336 ounces per week

now you just need to know how many pints are in 336 ounces

so what's next?

each pint is 16 ounces

so divide 336 ounces per week by 16 ounces per pint:

336/16 = ?

2. mark

3. jolly rancher

yep - you are quite correct!

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