A plant manager is ordering supplies for a week. He needs 36 m3 of fluid to run two shifts. Each tank holds 36 m3 of fluid. If he plans to run 9 shifts, how man
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A plant manager is ordering supplies for a week. He needs 36 m3 of fluid to run two shifts. Each tank holds 36 m3 of fluid. If he plans to run 9 shifts, how many tanks will he need?
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1. User Answers metchelle
Does this question have the following choices?
A) 9 tanks
B) 4 tanks
C) 36 tanks
D) 4.5 tanksIf so, then the answer would be letter D.
one tank has 36 m3 of fluid, which covers 2 shifts.
Divide the number of shifts needed by the number shifts each tank fills
9 shifts needed ÷ 2 shifts each tank fills
= 4.5

2. User Answers MrFreshMexican
4.5 Tanks, assuming you got it from USATESTPREP since that's what i got