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The amount of paint p need to paint the walls of a room varies directly as the area A of the wall.if 2 gallons of paint is needed to paint a

The amount of paint p need to paint the walls of a room varies directly as the area A of the wall.if 2 gallons of paint is needed to paint a 40 sq meter wall,how many gallons of paint are needed to paint a wall with an area of 100 sq meters?

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"100 / 40 = 2 remainder 20
40 : 2 gallons = 20 : n gallons
2(20)=40n
40=40n
1 gallon=n
2 gallons + 1 gallon = 3 gallons
therefore, 3 gallons of paint are needed to paint a wall with an area of 100 sq metres.
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