# A painter mixed 98.7 gallons of blue paint with 67.05 gallons of red paint in a paint-mixing machine. How much total paint is in the machine?

##### 1 Answer

May 26, 2018

**There is a total of #165.75# gallons of paint in the machine.**

#### Explanation:

There are two types of paint total that we put into the machine: blue paint and red paint. Since we are combining two things and want to know what the total is, we add the two numbers up. Therefore, we add:

**There is a total of #165.75# gallons of paint in the machine.**

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