Posted by Kate on .
If the weight of a package is multiplied by 5/7 the result is 40.5 pounds.Find the weight of the package.

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Kate,
can someone please explain to me what the Answer is and also can someone please explain to me how to slove this question step by step???
Please??!! 
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Chismn,
please???I am so far really bad with prealgebra!!!can someone please teach me how to do this step by step??

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Ms. Sue,
5/7x = 40.5
x = 40.5 / 5/7
x = 40.5 * 7/5
x = 283.5/5
x = 56.7 = 56 7/10 
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kate and chismn,
thanks we both needed that help with pre algebra mrs.sue!!!thank you!!!

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Ms. Sue,
You're very welcome, Kate.

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kate and chismn,
:)