A tank contained 85 gallons of water. After opening a drain for 8 minutes, the tank contained 53 gallons. How many gallons per minute flowed out the drain?

Carpanedam7 2022-07-27 Answered
A tank contained 85 gallons of water. After opening a drain for 8 minutes, the tank contained 53 gallons. How many gallons per minute flowed out the drain?
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nezivande0u
Answered 2022-07-28 Author has 16 answers
85 - 8x =53 minus 85 to both side
-8x =- 32divide -8 to both side
x = 4
4 gallons per minute flowed out the drain.
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