The total water usage for a city is 150,000 gallons each day.
Of that total, 20% is for personal use and 44% is for industrial use. How much more water is used for personal use than for industrial purposes?

36,000 gallons


44% of the water usage is for industrial use and 20% is for personal use. So, 44% - 20% = 24% more water is used for industry. 24% of 150,000 gallons is \(150,000 \times \frac{24}{100}\)gallons.

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