posted by felix on .
the melt in your mouth chocolate factory sells three times as many mints as it sells almond bars.it sells half as many almond bars as it sells caramels.if it sells 3,750 cases of mints each month,how many caramels does it sell in one month
If you have not done algebra, you can use the method of false position (like the ancient Egyptians did)
If they sold 1 almond bar, then they sold 3*1=3 mints, and 2*1=2 caramels for a total of 1+3+2=6 bars.
If they sold a total of 3750 bars, then almonds = 3750/6=625
Mint = 3*625=1875
Solve for A:
Use the method of divding and multiplaction.
take 3,750 and divide that by 3
then take your answer from that and multiply that by 2 and you will get your answer!!
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