# Math Help - Weight of Brick?

1. ## 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?

2. 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 $M = 4 + \frac{M}{3}$.

3. Thank you!