Cathy uses 9.1 pints of blue paint and white paint to paint her bedroom walls. 1 4 of this amount is blue paint, and the rest is white paint

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Cathy uses 9.1 pints of blue paint and white paint to paint her bedroom walls. 1 4 of this amount is blue paint, and the rest is white paint. How many pints of white paint did she use to paint her bedroom walls?

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Valentina 2 weeks 2021-09-15T01:17:23+00:00 1 Answer 0

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    2021-09-15T01:19:02+00:00

    Answer:

    She used 6.825 pints of withe paint to paint her bedroom walls

    Step-by-step explanation:

    We know Cathy used 9.1 pints of paint and 1/4 is blue.

    first we have to calculate the white paint, we are going to calculate it by subtracting 1/4 of the total paint

    1 – 1/4 = 4/4 – 1/4 = 3/4

    Now that we know that 3/4 of the total paint is white, we have to multiply it by the amount of paint so we get how many pints of paint are white

    3/4 * 9.1 = 6.825

    She used 6.825 pints of withe paint to paint her bedroom walls

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