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A gasoline tank on a certain tractor holds gallons of gasoline. If the tractor requires gallons to plow acres, how many acres can the tractor plow with a tankful of gasoline?

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### Explanation

In the question, you are told that gallons of gasoline can plow acres and you are asked to find how many acres, call it , can be plowed by gallons. You can set up a ratio of the number of gallons of gasoline used to the number of acres plowed. Therefore, you have . Cross-multiplying and solving for  gives you the answer of   acres, or acres.

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