## Mathilde has 20 pints of green paint. She uses of it to paint a landscape and of it while painting a clover. She decides that, for her next

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Mathilde has 20 pints of green paint. She uses of it to paint a landscape and of it while painting a clover. She decides that, for her next painting, she will need 14 pints of green paint. How much more paint will she need to buy? Do not include units (pints) in your answer.

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2 months 2021-07-25T16:28:10+00:00 1 Answers 4 views 0

1. Complete question :

Mathilde has 20 pints of green paint. She uses 2/5 of it to paint a landscape and 3\10 of it while painting a clover. She decides that for her next painting she will need 14 pints of green paint. How much more paint will she need to buy

8 pints

Step-by-step explanation:

Initial Pints of green paint = 20

For landscape use:

2/5 * 20 = 40/5 = 8 pints

Painting clover :

3/10 * 20 = 60/10 = 6 pints

Quantity left :

Initial amount – total used

20 – (8 + 6)

20 – 14 = 6 pints

Quantity needed for next painting = 14 pints

Quantity more required :

14 pints – 6 pints =. 8 pints