# A fire engine travels seven miles to a fire at a speed of 40 mph. Its tank holds 500 gallons of water but has..........

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A fire engine travels seven miles to a fire at a speed of 40 mph.

Its tank holds 500 gallons of water but has been leaking at a rate of 22.5 gallons per hour throughout the journey.

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

posted Nov 11, 2022

No, it will be 0.9375 gallons short.

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