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Three faucets fill a 100-gallon tub in 6 minutes. How long, in seconds, does it take six faucets to fill a 25-gallon tub? Assume that all faucets dispense water at the same rate.

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  1. One faucet fills 100 gal in 18 min
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    a faucet does (50/9) gal/min

    6 *(50/9) t = 25

    6*(2/9)t = 1

    t = 9/12 = 3/4 minute

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  2. Damon is right, but the answer wants it in seconds. So the answer is 45 seconds.

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