Defining unit rates and finding them

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A pool is being filled at the rate of 1/3 gallon per 1/4 minute. What is the full rate for 1 minute?
Sep 26th, 2015

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We begin this by setting up a ratio of what we know:

1/3 gal   to  1/4 min

We want to compare this to  "x" gal  to  1 min.

We solve by cross multiplying.    See attached document for the cross-multiplication.

Solution.pdf 

Please let me know if you need any clarification. I'm always happy to answer your questions.
Sep 26th, 2015

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