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It takes a hose 3 minutes to fill a rectangular aquarium 10 inches long, 11 inches wide, and 13 inches tall. How long will it take the same hose to fill an aquarium measuring 22 inches by 25 inches by 26 inches?

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  1. 10 * 11 * 13 = 1430 cubic inches
    22 * 25 * 26 = 14,300 cubic inches

    1430/3 = 476.666 cubic inches per minute

    476.6667/1 = 14,300/x

    Cross multiply and solve for x.

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  2. 30 munites

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  3. 30 minutes is right.

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  4. 56

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