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    Hii,
    Soo i'm practicing a paper for uni test tomorrow and I just don't know how to work out this question:

    A jet ski uses 6 litres of fuel per hour.
    The fuel tank is holds 24 litres when full.
    The fuel gauge on one jet ski shows that the tank is 3/4 full.
    How long should the jet ski run before the tank is empty?

    So could someone show me the working out and apparently the answer is meant to be 3 hours..
    How do i get that..?
    Thaanks..!



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    Hi, Basically a full tank is 24 litres, when full so thats 4/4 and 4 hours, so if you divide 24 /4 each section means 6l per hourwhich is 1/4 so if its 3/4 that basically means 3 hours because 24L which is 4 hours. Hope that helps, sorry if your confused, pm me if your stuck
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    1/4 of 24 litres is 6 litres
    3/4 of 24 litres is 18 litres
    18 litres / 6 ( Amount of litres used per hour ) is 3
    So the answer is 3 hours.
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    (Original post by _aylinyilmazx)
    Hii,
    Soo i'm practicing a paper for uni test tomorrow and I just don't know how to work out this question:

    A jet ski uses 6 litres of fuel per hour.
    The fuel tank is holds 24 litres when full.
    The fuel gauge on one jet ski shows that the tank is 3/4 full.
    How long should the jet ski run before the tank is empty?

    So could someone show me the working out and apparently the answer is meant to be 3 hours..
    How do i get that..?
    Thaanks..!



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    (Original post by _aylinyilmazx)
    Hii,
    Soo i'm practicing a paper for uni test tomorrow and I just don't know how to work out this question:

    A jet ski uses 6 litres of fuel per hour.
    The fuel tank is holds 24 litres when full.
    The fuel gauge on one jet ski shows that the tank is 3/4 full.
    How long should the jet ski run before the tank is empty?

    So could someone show me the working out and apparently the answer is meant to be 3 hours..
    How do i get that..?
    Thaanks..!



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    if the tank is full, it has 24 litres thereofre if its 3/4 full its 0.75*24 = 18litres

    18litres divided by 6 = 3 hours

    Hope I helped
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    Lol everyone sees a girl and quickly answers the question
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    (Original post by ndk123)
    if the tank is full, it has 24 litres thereofre if its 3/4 full its 0.75*24 = 18litres

    18litres divided by 6 = 3 hours

    Hope I helped
    Thanks!


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