# SOLUTION: If it takes 5 hours to clean 2/3 of a boat, how long does it take to clean the whole boat? I cannnot remember how to put this is the form of an eqation or how to solve it. Than

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 Question 555603: If it takes 5 hours to clean 2/3 of a boat, how long does it take to clean the whole boat? I cannnot remember how to put this is the form of an eqation or how to solve it. Thanks for your helpAnswer by JBarnum(2044)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! . or . logically if 5 is 2/3 then half of 5 is 1/3, 2.5=1/3 of the boat so 3(2.5)=whole boat=7.5