Problem of the Week February 27, 2017
Problem of the Week Feb.27, 2017
Solve the following word problem. Write the problem  Please show all work and briefly explain how you got your answer. Put a box around final answers.


The state of California has been having a drought. Now it is getting a great deal of rain.  A rain gauge measures rainfall amounts.  After a two-day period, there were 6 3/4 inches of rain in the rain gauge. The third day, another 2 1/3 inches fell.  After two sunny days, there were 4  3/8 inches of rain left in the gauge.  How much of the rainwater had evaporated?