MATH SOLVE

4 months ago

Q:
# If 20 Sunday newspapers weigh 18 pounds, how many pounds do 30 Sunday newspapers weigh?

Accepted Solution

A:

The ratio is 20 newspapers:18 Ibs

to simplify, it is 10:9

To find the weight of 30 newspapers: 10*3: 9*3

30:27

So 30 newspapers weighs 27 pounds

to simplify, it is 10:9

To find the weight of 30 newspapers: 10*3: 9*3

30:27

So 30 newspapers weighs 27 pounds