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anonymous
 one year ago
The total weight of 6 pieces of butter and a bag of sugar is 3.8 lb. If the weight of the bag of sugar is 1.4 lb, what is the weight of each piece of butter?
anonymous
 one year ago
The total weight of 6 pieces of butter and a bag of sugar is 3.8 lb. If the weight of the bag of sugar is 1.4 lb, what is the weight of each piece of butter?

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ChantySquirrel1129**
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Do you know how to start? c:

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thanks! So what do I have to do?

ChantySquirrel1129**
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Alright, so you have the total amount of weight the pieces of butter AND the bag of sugar. But you want to just find the amount EACH piece of butter weighs. We already have the weight of the bag of sugar, which is 1.4 lbs. The total amount is 3.8 lbs. So first, what do you think we should do? :)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I think you should divide

ChantySquirrel1129**
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Nope, not divide. Since we have the weight of the sugar already, which is part of the total amount, we should subtract because we're trying to find the weight of the pieces of butter. Understand or not really? c:

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ooooooooooohhhhhhh! So you are saying I have to subtract.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thanks a lot! By the way which grade are you in?

ChantySquirrel1129**
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm in 11th c: You're probably in like 7th or 8th, right?

ChantySquirrel1129**
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh wow, you're still really young lol :) You're not done with the problem though, there's more lol .

ChantySquirrel1129**
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yup lol. Do you know what to subtract? c:

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That problem was in my math homework.

ChantySquirrel1129**
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0We should subtract 1.4 from 3.8 because we want to take away the weight of the sugar, which is 1.4, from the total amount of weight, which is 3.8 :)

ChantySquirrel1129**
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0And what do you get when you subtract them? :)

ChantySquirrel1129**
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Correct! So you got the sugar weight out of the way. So what we have left is the 6 pieces of butter, meaning 2.4= 6 pieces of butter. What should we do now? :)

ChantySquirrel1129**
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes, divide! You would divide because you have to find out what EACH piece weights. So you will divide 2.4 into each piece of butter. Can you do that? :)

javalos01
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what do you need sweetheart

ChantySquirrel1129**
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes, correct! :)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what grade are you in?

javalos01
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dont take it the wrong way

ChantySquirrel1129**
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0This is a 5th grader, don't be mean lol

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0let me guess, 11th right?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0By the way i am only in 5th grade

javalos01
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0im in 7th im so soo sorry forgive me forgive me

ChantySquirrel1129**
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Lol rude dude cx

javalos01
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0cuz im being a total... you know what i mean a a a jerk something like that idk why am i sorry realy

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yay!!!!!!!!!! this exciting!!!!!!!! I am talking to big girls!!!!!!!!!

ChantySquirrel1129**
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0He's a guy xD lololololol

javalos01
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0who r u calling a girl lol

javalos01
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ohh i thought he was somje lil perverted kid that likes seening big girls yea nasty but your cleen ur a good girl

ChantySquirrel1129**
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Awwwe, you're in my little sisters's grades c:

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Are you a boy are a girl?

ChantySquirrel1129**
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm a girl lol c:

javalos01
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0lol what does it look like to u lolwait do i accually look like a girl

ChantySquirrel1129**
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0lol stay away from boys, they'll mess up your life xD Go through school and get yourself in college or a university. Dream big girly c: lol I feel like I'm talking to my sister ^u^

ChantySquirrel1129**
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I don't really know, you just remind me of them. There's two by the way, they're twins too lol c:

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay its getting late, i will talk to you tommorow

ChantySquirrel1129**
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Bye girly! :)
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