If a brick balances with three-quarters of a brick and three-quarters of a pound, then how much does the brick weigh?

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- Dec 2nd 2009, 06:02 AMsologuitarBricks
If a brick balances with three-quarters of a brick and three-quarters of a pound, then how much does the brick weigh?

- Dec 2nd 2009, 06:14 AMStroodle
That means that of a brick weighs of a pound.

so, - Dec 2nd 2009, 06:37 AMSoroban
Hello, sologuitar!

Quote:

If a brick balances with three-quarters of a brick and three-quarters of a pound,

then how much does the brick weigh?

Can you visualize the problem?

Code:

*-------* *----* *---*

| B | = | ¾B | + | ¾ |

*-------* *----* *---*

Solve the equation: .

- Dec 3rd 2009, 04:59 PMsologuitarI can Now...