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Unformatted text preview: much of the pole must be above ground? 6. A swimming pool contains 500 2 3 gallons of water. If 23 4 5 gallons evaporate, how many gallons of water are left in the pool? 7. Jason won $7500 in the state lottery. If 1 5 of his prize money was withheld for taxes, how much money did he actually receive? 8. A box holds 5 pounds of candy. If 3 2 5 pounds are eaten, how many pounds of candy remain in the box? 9. A swimming pool contains 375 1 2 gallons of water. The pool needs to be drained in order to do some maintenance. The pool can drain 9 1 7 gallons of water every minute. How long will it take to drain the water out of the pool? 10. You go to Home Depot and purchase a 50 foot spool of electrical wire. You are going to run fan lights throughout your house. Each fan light requires 7 3 4 feet of wire. How many fan lights can you install using this spool of electrical wire?...
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- Spring '10
- Math, Imperial units, long distance runner, Electrical wire, fan lights