A beaker is 3/7th filled with water. Another 16 L of water is needed to fill the beaker to its brim. What is the capacity of the beaker?

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A beaker is 3/7th filled with water. Another 16 L of water is needed to fill the beaker to its brim. What is the capacity of the beaker?

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Rylee 2 weeks 2021-09-07T04:44:16+00:00 2 Answers 0 views 0

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    2021-09-07T04:45:57+00:00

    The capacity of the beaker is 28 L.

    Step-by-step explanation:

    Let the capacity of the beaker be x

    By condition,

    3x/7 + 16 = x

    => x-3x/7 = 16

    => 7x – 3x / 7 = 16

    => 4x/7 = 16

    => 4x = 16 × 7

    => x = 16 × 7 / 4 = 4 × 7 = 28 L (ans).

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    2021-09-07T04:46:08+00:00

    Answer:

    The capacity of the beaker is 28 L.

    Step-by-step explanation:

    Let the capacity of the beaker be x

    By condition,

    3x/7 + 16 = x

    => x-3x/7 = 16

    => 7x – 3x / 7 = 16

    => 4x/7 = 16

    => 4x = 16 × 7

    => x = 16 × 7 / 4 = 4 × 7 = 28 L (ans).

    KINDLY SELECT MY ANSWER AS THE BRAINLIEST ANSWER.

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