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Tank #1 had 200 gallons in it and losing 2 gallons each minute. Tank #2 has 60 gallons in it. How long will it take for both tanks to have t

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Tank #1 had 200 gallons in it and losing 2 gallons each minute. Tank #2 has 60 gallons in it. How long will it take for both tanks to have t

Question

Tank #1 had 200 gallons in it and losing 2 gallons each minute. Tank #2 has 60 gallons in it. How long will it take for both tanks to have the same amount of water in them?

## Answers ( )

Answer:70 minutes

Step-by-step explanation:Tank 1 must lose 140 gallons to have as much as Tank 2. It will take …

(140 gal)(2 gal/min) =

70 minfor the tanks to have the same volume.