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We have two soap of equal weights and a 3/4 pound weight. The balance was equal when we placed one soap.................

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We have two soap of equal weights and a 3/4 pound weight.
The balance was equal when we placed one soap on one side and 3/4 pound weight and 3/4th soap on another side.

What is the weight of soap?

posted Jan 24, 2018 by Samardeep Acharya

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say soap weight = x
then , x = 3/4 pounds + 3x/4
x = (3pounds+3x)/4
4x - 3x = 3pounds
x = 3pounds

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Therefore, Soap weight (x) = 3pounds

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answer Jan 24, 2018 by Parthu Nani



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