HELP ASAP!!!!!!!!!!!!!Arnold needs to repaint the outside of his house. He estimates that the area he needs to paint is about 1,600 square f

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HELP ASAP!!!!!!!!!!!!!Arnold needs to repaint the outside of his house. He estimates that the area he needs to paint is about 1,600 square feet. Each gallon of paint will cover about 250 square feet. Mr. Arnold has 1 gallon of paint left over from the last time he painted that he can use this time. Will Mr. Arnold need to buy more than 5 gallons of paint? Use an equation to explain your reasoning.

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    2021-09-06T13:43:28+00:00

    Yes, Mr. Arnold would need to buy more than 5 gallons of paint.
    1,600/250 = 6.4
    Mr. Arnold needs 6.4 gallons of paint to cover the area he wants to. However, since Mr. Arnold already has one gallon, he would only need to buy 5.4 gallons.

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