Monica’s

Monica's lawnmower had 1/8 of a gallon of gasoline in the tank. Monica started mowing and used all of the gasoline. She put 6/10 of a gallon of gasoline in the tank. After she mowed, 1/4 of a gallon was left in the tank. What was the total amount of gasoline Monica used?

Correct answer:

x =  0.475 gal

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