Farmer 5

Farmer Joe ordered 3 bags of soil last month. Each bag weighed 4 ⅖ kilograms. He used the first bag in a week. At the end of this month, there were 2 ¾ kilograms of soil left in the second bag and ⅞ kilograms of soil left in the third bag. How much soil was used this month?

Correct answer:

u =  9.575 kg

Step-by-step explanation:

n=3 m1=425=4+25=4 5+25=225=4.4 kg l1=0 kg l2=234=2+34=2 4+34=114=2.75 kg l3=78=0.875 kg  m=n m1=3 4.4=665=13.2 kg l=l1+l2+l3=0+2.75+0.875=298=3.625 kg  u=ml=13.23.625=38340 kg=9.575 kg



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