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    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?
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    Quote Originally Posted by fecoupefe View Post
    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}.
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