Chad buys

Chad buys peanuts in 2-pound bags. He repackages them into bags that hold 5/6 pounds of peanuts. How many 2-pound bags of peanuts should Chad buy to fill the 5/6-pound bags without having any peanuts left over?

Correct answer:

x =  5

Step-by-step explanation:

m1=2 lb m2=650.8333 lb  x   m1 = k m2 2x = 5/6 k 12x = 5k  x=5 k=12   Verifying Solution:  M1=x m1=5 2=10 M2=k m2=12 65=612 5=660=10

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