## 2. Henri and Talia are mixing paint for an art project. They mixed p liters of red paint, 0.6 liters of blue paint, and p-0.4 li

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2. Henri and Talia are mixing paint for an art project. They mixed p liters of red paint,

0.6 liters of blue paint, and p-0.4 liters of white paint. They then divided the mixture

evenly into 2 jars. If each jar contains 2.4 liters of paint, how many liters of red paint did

they use? Type your numeric answer below.

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## Answers ( )

They used 2.3 liters of red paint

Step-by-step explanation:

Henri and Talia are mixing paint for an art project.

They mixed amount of red paint = p liters

They mixed amount of blue paint = 0.6 liters

They mixed amount of white paint = p-0.4 liters

Total amount of paint = p +0.6 +p – 0.4 = 2p+0.2

They then divided the mixture  evenly into 2 jars.

Amount of paint in 1 jar =

We are given that Each jar contains 2.4 liters of paint

So,

2p=4.6

p=2.3

Hence They used 2.3 liters of red paint