# SOLUTION: Container A is half full of water. Container B will hold 9 cups of water. When the contents of container A is poured into container B, container B is 2/3 full. How much will contai

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Miscellaneous Word Problems Question 317722: Container A is half full of water. Container B will hold 9 cups of water. When the contents of container A is poured into container B, container B is 2/3 full. How much will container A hold?Answer by nerdybill(6948)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! Container A is half full of water. Container B will hold 9 cups of water. When the contents of container A is poured into container B, container B is 2/3 full. How much will container A hold? . Let x = amount Container A can hold then (1/2)x = (2/3)(9) (1/2)x = (2)(3) (1/2)x = 6 x = 12 . Container A can hold 12 cups