Brick weight

Half the weight of a brick plus 20 pounds is equal to 1/3 the weight of the brick plus 30 pounds. How much does the brick weigh?

Result

x =  60 lb

Solution:


x/2 + 20 = x/3 + 30

x = 60

x = 60

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