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On average, Stan drinks 3/4 of a 8 ounce glass of water in 1/2 of an hour. How much water does he drink in an hour?

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## Stan drinks 12 ounces of water in 1 hour

Solution:Given that,

Stan drinks 3/4 of a 8 ounce glass of water in 1/2 of an hourWhich means,

Therefore,

6 ounces is drank in 0.5 hourWe have to find the water he drinks in an hour

Let “x” be the water he drinks in 1 hourThus we get,

6 ounce = 0.5 hour

x ounces = 1 hour

This forms a proportion and we can solve the sum by cross multiplying

Thus, he drinks 12 ounces of water in 1 hour