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annah.bee
 one year ago
Nathan and Steven stacked boxes on a shelf. Nathan lifted 13 boxes and Steven lifted 15 boxes. The boxes that Nathan lifted each weighed 12 lb more than the boxes Steven lifted.
Which expression represents the total number of pounds Nathan lifted?
Let s represent the weight of the boxes that Steven lifted.
A.
13(s +12)
B.
s + 12
C.
15(s + 12)
D.
12(s + 13)
annah.bee
 one year ago
Nathan and Steven stacked boxes on a shelf. Nathan lifted 13 boxes and Steven lifted 15 boxes. The boxes that Nathan lifted each weighed 12 lb more than the boxes Steven lifted. Which expression represents the total number of pounds Nathan lifted? Let s represent the weight of the boxes that Steven lifted. A. 13(s +12) B. s + 12 C. 15(s + 12) D. 12(s + 13)

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0A. you'd have to add the pounds before you multiply, which necessitates the parenthesis. then you multiply by 13 because that's how many boxes Nathan picked up
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