Cavin drank 3/4 of a liter of orange juice from a container, which was 3/8 of the orange juice that was originally in the container. How muc

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Cavin drank 3/4 of a liter of orange juice from a container, which was 3/8 of the orange juice that was originally in the container. How much orange juice was originally in the container?

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Raelynn 1 week 2021-10-04T00:29:14+00:00 1 Answer 0

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    2021-10-04T00:31:02+00:00

    Answer:

    2 liters

    Step-by-step explanation:

    Let

    x —-> amount of the orange juice originally in the container in liters

    we know that

    The amount of the orange juice originally in the container multiplied by 3/8 must be equal to 3/4 of a liter of orange juice

    so

    The linear equation that represent this situation is

    \frac{3}{8}x=\frac{3}{4}

    solve for x

    x=24/12=2\ L

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