Solve word problems involving volume.  Estimate the volume of items.


Ryan watered his plants for 8 minutes using a sprinkler. The sprinkler used a total of 72 liters of water.
How many liters of water did the sprinkler use each minute?
  • Your answer should be
  • an integer, like 6
  • an exact decimal, like 0, point, 75
  • a simplified proper fraction, like 3, slash, 5
  • a simplified improper fraction, like 7, slash, 4
  • a mixed number, like 1, space, 3, slash, 4
liters per minute