# converting

• Mar 4th 2008, 12:43 PM
Nizzy
converting
Maths (No) Ugh lol so here is the question

If three hundred twenty pound notes weigh a total of 380.4 grams, how much would one twenty pound note weigh..

P.S Can i have the working aswell please
• Mar 4th 2008, 01:05 PM
topsquark
Quote:

Originally Posted by Nizzy
Maths (No) Ugh lol so here is the question

If three hundred twenty pound notes weigh a total of 380.4 grams, how much would one twenty pound note weigh..

P.S Can i have the working aswell please

Well
$\displaystyle \frac{300~(\text{20 pound notes})}{380.4~g} = \frac{1~(\text{20 pound note})}{x}$

Solve for x.

-Dan
• Mar 4th 2008, 01:39 PM
Nizzy
Divide
Edit: I Really am stuck is this algebra and can you help me please
• Mar 4th 2008, 02:32 PM
Nizzy
Sorry
Sorry to double post but im really stuck it it 300p = 380.4
• Mar 4th 2008, 04:15 PM
topsquark
Quote:

Originally Posted by Nizzy
Sorry to double post but im really stuck it it 300p = 380.4

How do you get p by itself here? If 300p = 380.4, then what does
$\displaystyle \frac{300p}{300}$
equal?

-Dan