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If 2/9 gallon of water fills a bucket 3/5 full, how many gallons of water are needed to fill the bucket?

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1. (2/9) gal / (3/5) buc = x gal/1 buc

multiply top and bottom of left fraction by 45

10 gal/27 buc = x gal/1 buc

10 gal = 27 buckets

10/27 gal = 1 bucket

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