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a candy sells chocolate fudge for \$4.50 for the first pound and \$2.50 for each additional pound. how many pounds could be purchased with \$29.00?

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(29 - 4.50) / 2.5 = ?

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4.50 + 2.50p = 29
-4.50 -4.50
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2.50p = 24.50
divide each side by 2.50 and p = 9.8

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