2020 AMC 8 Problems/Problem 5
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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 percentage is .
Solution 2
The pitcher is full, i.e. full. Therefore each cup receives percent of the total capacity.
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 as the answer.
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