Sara puts #14# gallons of fuel into the tank of her car and finds that it is then #2/5# full. How much fuel does the tank hold when full?
So we have:
Multiply both sides by
Consider the example of
At the beginning, the tank was empty, I assume.
Therefore, when Sara fills the tank with 14 gallons of water, the tank is 40 percent full.
Now you can get the full capacity of the tank:
The full capacity of the tank is 35 gallons.
Let's look at the fraction
This means that the full amount has been divided into
This is indicated as 'fifths'
TWO of these fifths is stated to be
The whole will be made of