1. ## Bricks

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

2. That means that $\displaystyle \frac{1}{4}$ of a brick weighs $\displaystyle \frac{3}{4}$ of a pound.

so, $\displaystyle 4\times\frac{3}{4}=3 \ pounds$

3. Hello, sologuitar!

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: .$\displaystyle B \;=\;\tfrac{3}{4}B + \tfrac{3}{4}$

4. ## I can Now...

Originally Posted by Soroban
Hello, sologuitar!

Can you visualize the problem?

Code:

*-------*         *----*   *---*
|   B   |    =    | ¾B | + | ¾ |
*-------*         *----*   *---*
Solve the equation: .$\displaystyle B \;=\;\tfrac{3}{4}B + \tfrac{3}{4}$
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