# Rodrigo's fish bowl holds 7/8 gallon of water. It is 1/2 full now. How much water is in it?

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#### Explanation:

We can rewrite this problem as:

What is

When dealing with fractions the word "of" means "times" or "to multiply".

We can also let the answer we are looking for be

So, in mathematical terms we can rewrite this as: