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A container is one fifth full of water. if 40 liters of water is required to fill it up, what is the capacity of the container?

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  1. 4/5 = 0.8

    0.8x = 40

    x = 40 / 0.8

    x = ________ liters

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  2. 50 litres

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  4. Fraction equal to 40litres =5/5-1/5. So 4/5 =40 litres ,what about 5/5? So its 5/5*5/4*40 litres. So the answer is 50 litres

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