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  • 2 years ago

A contractor purchased boxes of three types of nails at the hardware store. The clipped head nails cost $32, the large round head nails cost $40, the small round head nails cost $34. She bought twice as many boxes of the clipped head nails and three times as many boxes of small round head nails as she bought large round head nails. How many boxes of each nail did she buy if the total cost for all the nails was $824?

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  1. countryboy2
    • 2 years ago
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    those nails are very expensive!

  2. countryboy2
    • 2 years ago
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    im lost

  3. bay
    • 2 years ago
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    ikr im just trying to figure out how many boxes of nails she got

  4. countryboy2
    • 2 years ago
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    im so confused

  5. bay
    • 2 years ago
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    if it came up to 824 you should read slow i got lost to but when i read it slow i got it

  6. BrianaNicole19
    • 2 years ago
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    You have to create an equation than solve for x or whatever. Just cross out things that you dont need and look at what you do need so its not as confusing

  7. countryboy2
    • 2 years ago
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    idk im bad at math

  8. bay
    • 2 years ago
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    I have to do the following things a:prepeare a table to set up the problem b:write and solve the equation to model the probelm c:solve the components of the mixture d:give my answer in a complete sentence. and i have to round my answer to the nearest tenth

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