Posted by **felix** on Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at 9:03pm.

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

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**MathMate**, Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at 10:45pm
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

Caramel =2*625=1250

Using algebra:

A=almond bars

C=2*A

M=3*A

Solve for A:

A+C+M=6A=3750

A=3750/6=625

M=3*625=1875

C=2*625=1250

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**Abbi**, Thursday, October 6, 2011 at 8:43pm
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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**Anonymous**, Monday, October 31, 2011 at 5:59pm
The melt in your mouth chocolate factory is a rectangular building. The distance across the front of the store is 294 feet. The distance from the front to back is one-third of this distance. If the owners paint a sign all the way around the outside of the factory, how many feet long will the sign be?

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**joe**, Thursday, December 8, 2011 at 7:37pm
john's high score on the asteroid game was 326,700. mike's high score was 418,200. rebecca just plated the game and her high score was halfway between john's and mike's. what was rebecca's score?

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