SOLUTION: If one faucet is turned on alone the bucket will be filled in five minutes. Write the fraction of the bucket that will be filled in one minute?

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 Question 252779: If one faucet is turned on alone the bucket will be filled in five minutes. Write the fraction of the bucket that will be filled in one minute?Answer by Theo(3458)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!r * t = u r rate. t = time u = units the unit is 1 bucket full of water. the time is 5 minutes the formula becomes: r * 5 = 1 divide both sides of this equation by 5 to get: r = 1/5 the bucket is being filled at the rate of 1/5 of the bucket per minute. r * 1 = 1/5 * 1 = 1/5 in one minute, 1/5 of the bucket has been filled.