# Weight of Brick?

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• April 7th 2009, 04:28 PM
fecoupefe
Weight of Brick?
The weight of a whole brick is the same as 4 pounds plus the weight of 1/3 of the whole brick. How many pounds does the whole brick weight?
• April 7th 2009, 04:35 PM
mr fantastic
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Originally Posted by fecoupefe
The weight of a whole brick is the same as 4 pounds plus the weight of 1/3 of the whole brick. How many pounds does the whole brick weight?

Solve $M = 4 + \frac{M}{3}$.
• April 7th 2009, 04:38 PM
fecoupefe
Thank you!