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# Stacy and Neil painted 280 ft^2 of their living room wall with 4/5 gallon of paint. How many square feet can they paint with 3 gallons of paint? Enter your answer in the box.

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we know thatStacy and Neil painted [tex]280\ ft^2[/tex] of their living room wall with [tex]4/5\ gallon[/tex] of paintsoby proportionFind how many square feet can they paint with [tex]3[/tex] gallons of paint[tex]\frac{280}{(4/5)} \frac{\ ft^{2} }{gallons} =\frac{x}{3} \frac{\ ft^{2} }{gallons} \\ \\x* \frac{4}{5} =3*280\\ \\x=\frac{5}{4}*3*280\\ \\x=1,050\ ft^{2}[/tex]thereforethe answer is[tex]1,050\ ft^{2}[/tex]