Posted by Tasha345 on Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 10:05am.
word problem: Mimi's market sold 24 heads of lettuce one morning. That afternoon 2/7 of the remaining heads of lettuce were sold. The number of heads left was now 1/2 of the number the market had at the beginning of the day. How many heads of lettuce were there at the beginning of the day?

math 5the grade  PsyDAG, Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 1:00pm
let x = # beginning heads
x  24  2/7(x24) = x/2
Solve for x.

math 5the grade  knsdflkn, Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 5:06pm
80

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