The Weekly Warlock Wind-Up: Fire Engines

A completely unrelated photograph.

A fire engine travels 6 miles to a fire at a speed of 30 mph. Its tank holds 500 gallons of water but has been leaking throughout the journey at a rate of 25 gallons per hour. The fire engine will need 496 gallons of water to put out the fire; by how many gallons will it be short?

Good luck and I’ll see you with the answers on Friday!



2 Responses to “The Weekly Warlock Wind-Up: Fire Engines”

  1. Mishaweha Says:

    I think I’m going to check my hand scribbled math later, but I got them being 1 gallon of water short of putting out that fire. They should’ve driven faster.

  2. Nigel Says:

    I get the same as Mishaweha, 1 gallon of water short.

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