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A 20−pound bag of sugar costs (y + 3) dollars while a 10−pound package costs (y − 3) dollars. If the price per pound of sugar is the same for both packages, the equation below can be used to solve for y.
y+3/20 = y3/10
What is the value, in dollars, of y?
 one year ago
 one year ago
A 20−pound bag of sugar costs (y + 3) dollars while a 10−pound package costs (y − 3) dollars. If the price per pound of sugar is the same for both packages, the equation below can be used to solve for y. y+3/20 = y3/10 What is the value, in dollars, of y?
 one year ago
 one year ago

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ash2326Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
We have \[\frac{y+3}{20}=\frac{y3}{10}\] multiply both sides by 20, can you do it @rebecca1233 ?
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ash2326Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\[20\times \frac{y+3}{20}=\frac{y3}{10}\times 20\]
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ash2326Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
could you simplify this?
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rebecca1233Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
oh alright, give me a sec (:
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rebecca1233Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
i got 9 am i correct :)
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ash2326Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yes, good work:D did you understand?
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