Maritza's car has 16 gallons of gas in the tank. She uses 3/4 of the gas. How many gallons of gas does Maritza use?
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Maritza's car has 16 gallons of gas in the tank. She uses 3/4 of the gas. How many gallons of gas does Maritza use?
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1. User Answers 0Claudia0
Well 16 divided by 4 equals: 4. Multiply that by the numerator of 3 and you have your answer:
16÷4=4·3=12
~Hope this helped :) 
2. User Answers iGreen
Find 3/4 of 16.
16 * 3/4
48/4
12
So she uses 12 gallons of gas.