# A fire engine travels seven miles to a fire at a speed of 36 mph. Its tank holds 500 gallons of water but..............

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A fire engine travels seven miles to a fire at a speed of 36 mph.

Its tank holds 500 gallons of water but has been leaking at a rate of 20 gallons per hour throughout the journey.

If the fire engine needs 497 gallons of water to put out the fire, will it have enough?

posted Aug 19, 2021
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