MATH SOLVE

2 months ago

Q:
# An oil company fills 1/12 of a tank in 1/3 hour. At this rate, which expression can be used to determine how long will it take for the tank to fill completely? a. 1/12 x 3 hoursb. 1/3 x 12 hoursc. 1/3 x 1/12 hourd. 3 x 12 hours

Accepted Solution

A:

Selection B is appropriate.

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It takes 12 times as long to fill the whole tank as it does to fill 1/12 of the tank.

.. 12 * (1/3 hour) = (1/3)*12 hour

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It takes 12 times as long to fill the whole tank as it does to fill 1/12 of the tank.

.. 12 * (1/3 hour) = (1/3)*12 hour