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Week 31 - Thursday

#566

A fire engine travels 7 miles to a fire at a speed of 42 mph.

Its tank holds 500 gallons of water but has been leaking at a rate of 25 gallons per hour throughout the journey.

The fire engine needs 497 gallons of water to put out the fire.

Will it succeed?

Show Answer

No, it will be 1.166667 gallons short.