An empty crate weighs 3 pounds. Jess puts 14 books in the crate. The total weight of the crate and books is 80 pounds. Write an equation to

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An empty crate weighs 3 pounds. Jess puts 14 books in the crate. The total weight of the crate and books is 80 pounds. Write an equation to model the weight, w, in pounds of each book and solve for w.

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Hadley 3 weeks 2022-01-08T19:02:07+00:00 1 Answer 0 views 0

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    2022-01-08T19:03:53+00:00

    Answer:

    5.5 pounds

    Step-by-step explanation:

    80 = 3 + 14w

    80 – 3 = 14w

    77 = 14w

    w = 77/14

    w = 5.5 pounds

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