Mathematics
Grade6
Easy

Question

Ashley bought 24 water bottles each having 12 Fl oz. capacity. If each of the 30 guests at the party drinks 1 cup of water. _____________ Fl oz. of water is left.

  1. 33
  2. 48
  3. 45
  4. 36

Hint:

Find out capacity of 24 water bottles. if each guest drinks exactly 1 cup, then there are 30 cups consumed, convert cups to fl oz and subtract from the total capacity.

The correct answer is: 48


    1 water bottle contains 12 fl oz
    24 bottle contains = 24 × 12 = 288 fl oz
    30 guest drinks 30 cups( 1 cup per person)
    1cup = 8 fl oz
    30 cup = 30 cross times space 8 space equals space 240 f l space o z
    Remaining water = (288 - 240)fl oz = 48 fl oz
    48 fl oz of water is left.

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