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Three fourths of a pitcher is filled with pineapple juice. The pitcher is emptied by pouring an equal amount of juice into each of <math>5</math> cups. What percent of the total capacity of the pitcher did each cup receive? | Three fourths of a pitcher is filled with pineapple juice. The pitcher is emptied by pouring an equal amount of juice into each of <math>5</math> cups. What percent of the total capacity of the pitcher did each cup receive? | ||
<math>\textbf{(A) }5 \qquad \textbf{(B) }10 \qquad \textbf{(C) }15 \qquad \textbf{(D) }20 \qquad \textbf{(E) }25</math> | <math>\textbf{(A) }5 \qquad \textbf{(B) }10 \qquad \textbf{(C) }15 \qquad \textbf{(D) }20 \qquad \textbf{(E) }25</math> | ||
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− | <math> | + | Each cup is filled with <math>\frac{3}{4} \cdot \frac{1}{5} = \frac{3}{20}</math> of the amount of juice in the pitcher, so the answer is <math>\frac{3}{20} \cdot 100 = \boxed{\textbf{(C) }15}</math>. |
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==Solution 2== | ==Solution 2== | ||
− | + | The pitcher is <math>\frac{3}{4}</math> full, i.e. <math>75\%</math> full. Therefore each cup receives <math>\frac{75\%}{5}=15\%</math> of the total capacity, so the answer is <math>\boxed{\textbf{(C) }15}</math>. | |
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==Solution 3== | ==Solution 3== | ||
− | + | Assume that the pitcher has a total capacity of <math>100</math> ounces. Since it is filled three fourths with pineapple juice, it contains <math>75</math> ounces of pineapple juice, which means that each cup will contain <math>\frac{75}{5}=15</math> ounces of pineapple juice. Since the total capacity of the pitcher was <math>100</math> ounces, it follows that each cup received <math>15\%</math> of the total capacity of the pitcher, yielding <math>\boxed{\textbf{(C) }15}</math> | |
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==Video Solution== | ==Video Solution== | ||
https://youtu.be/ph_qAhXXKP4 | https://youtu.be/ph_qAhXXKP4 | ||
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==See also== | ==See also== | ||
{{AMC8 box|year=2020|num-b=4|num-a=6}} | {{AMC8 box|year=2020|num-b=4|num-a=6}} | ||
{{MAA Notice}} | {{MAA Notice}} |
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Problem
Three fourths of a pitcher is filled with pineapple juice. The pitcher is emptied by pouring an equal amount of juice into each of cups. What percent of the total capacity of the pitcher did each cup receive?
Solution 1
Each cup is filled with of the amount of juice in the pitcher, so the answer is .
Solution 2
The pitcher is full, i.e. full. Therefore each cup receives of the total capacity, so the answer is .
Solution 3
Assume that the pitcher has a total capacity of ounces. Since it is filled three fourths with pineapple juice, it contains ounces of pineapple juice, which means that each cup will contain ounces of pineapple juice. Since the total capacity of the pitcher was ounces, it follows that each cup received of the total capacity of the pitcher, yielding
Video Solution
See also
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