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    Maths 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
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nizzy View Post
    Maths 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
    \frac{300~(\text{20 pound notes})}{380.4~g} = \frac{1~(\text{20 pound note})}{x}

    Solve for x.

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    Divide

    Edit: I Really am stuck is this algebra and can you help me please
    Last edited by Nizzy; March 4th 2008 at 02:07 PM.
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    Sorry

    Sorry to double post but im really stuck it it 300p = 380.4
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nizzy View Post
    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
    \frac{300p}{300}
    equal?

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