## Trina uses 8.6 pints of blue paint and white paint to paint her bedroom walls. 3 5 of this amount is blue

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Trina uses 8.6 pints of blue paint and white paint to paint her bedroom walls.

3

5

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?

Express your answer in fraction

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## Trina uses 3.44 or pints of white paint

Solution:Given that,

Trina uses 8.6 pints of blue paint and white paint to paint her bedroom walls

3/5 of the amount is blue paint, and the rest is white paintFrom given,

3/5 of 8.6 pints is blue paint

Thus, 2/5 of 8.6 pints is white paint

How many pints of white paint did she use to paint her bedroom walls?

Thus she uses 3.44 or 17.2/5 pints of white paint