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## A meteorologist found that the rainfall in Campbell during the first half of the month was 3/10 of an inch. At the end of the month, he foun

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A meteorologist found that the rainfall in Campbell during the first half of the month was 3/10 of an inch. At the end of the month, he found that the total rainfall for the month was 1/2 of an inch. How much did it rain in the second half of the month?

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Answer: 1/5

Step-by-step explanation:

Let the amount of rainfall in the second half of the month be represented by x.

From the information given in the question, the equation formed will be:

3/10 + x = 1/2

x = 1/2 – 3/10

x = 5/10 – 3/10

x = 2/10

x = 1/5

Therefore, the answer is 1/5