Posted by **Kate** on Monday, February 13, 2012 at 5:33pm.

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**, Monday, February 13, 2012 at 5:35pm
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**, Monday, February 13, 2012 at 5:38pm
please???I am so far really bad with pre-algebra!!!can someone please teach me how to do this step by step??

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, February 13, 2012 at 5:39pm
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**, Monday, February 13, 2012 at 5:42pm
thanks we both needed that help with pre algebra mrs.sue!!!thank you!!!

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, February 13, 2012 at 5:43pm
You're very welcome, Kate.

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**kate and chismn**, Monday, February 13, 2012 at 5:44pm
:)

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