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18 April, 03:59

A pond at a hotel holds 4,290 gallons of water.

The groundskeeper drains the pond at a rate of

78 gallons of water per hour. How long will it take

to drain the pond?

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  1. 18 April, 05:52
    55 hours

    Step-by-step explanation:

    Write the problem as an equation.


    Where 'x' is each hour the pond is being drained.

    Then, solve.

    4290=78x Add 78x to each side of the equation

    55=x Divide both sides by 78
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