Liam makes soap sculptures of sea turtles. Each sculpture weighs 3\8 pounds he ships them in a wooden box that weighs 2 pounds the weigh of

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Liam makes soap sculptures of sea turtles. Each sculpture weighs 3\8 pounds he ships them in a wooden box that weighs 2 pounds the weigh of the box filled with the t sea turtles is 5 pounds how many sea turtles are in the box?

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Eliza 2 weeks 2021-09-09T09:30:19+00:00 1 Answer 0

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    2021-09-09T09:31:49+00:00

    Answer:

    8 turtles

    Step-by-step explanation:

    Each of Liam’s sea turtle sculpture weighs 3\8 pounds and he ships them in a wooden box that weighs 2 pounds.

    The weight of the box filled with the sea turtles is 5 pounds.

    This means that the weight of the sea turtles in the wooden box is:

    5 – 2 = 3 pounds

    To find the number of sea turtles in the box, we simply divide the total weight of the turtles in the box by the weight of each turtle. That is:

    \frac{3}{\frac{3}{8} } = 8 turtles

    There are 8 turtles in the box.

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