# Algebra

posted by Carmen

The Blackbird Oil Company is considering the purchase of 20new jumbo oil storage tanks. The standard model holds 12,000 gallons. Its dimensions are 4/5 the size of the similarly shaped jumbo model, that is, the ratio of the dimensions is 4:5

1. Steve

so, the new tanks will hold (5/4)^3 as much oil, or 23437.5 gallons each

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