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Leah liked to balance objects she found around the house using the science kits she got for Christmas. She found that 3 identical apples and a 5-gram weight exactly balanced with a 50-gram weight.Leah said she could tell how much each apple weighed by solving the equation 3a+5=50. Prove Leah was correct by finding the weight of 1 apple.

Answer: A=________

  • math 4th grade -

    3a+5=50

    3a = 50 - 5
    3a = 45
    a = 15

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