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You can make 5 gallons of liquid fertilizer by mixing 8 teaspoons of powdered fertilizer with water. How many teaspoons of powdered fertilizer will you need to make 1 gallon of liquid fertilizer

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Answer:1.6 teaspoon of powdered fertilizer needed to make 1 gallon of liquid fertilizerStep-by-step explanation:Given as :The amount of liquid fertilizer prepared = 5 gallonsThe amount of powered fertilizer mix with water = 8 teaspoon Now , ∵ For making 5 gallons of liquid fertilizer the amount of fertilizer mix with water = 8 teaspoon∴ For making 1 gallon of liquid fertilizer the amount of fertilizer mix with water = [tex]\frac{8}{5}[/tex] teaspoonOr, For making 1 gallon of liquid fertilizer the amount of fertilizer mix with water = 1.6 teaspoon Hence 1.6 teaspoon of powdered fertilizer needed to make 1 gallon of liquid fertilizer   Answer