algebra
posted by Anonymous .
An algebra book weighs 6 oz less than twice as much as a grammar book. If 5 algebra books weigh the same as 8 grammar books, how much does an algebra book weigh?

define variables and form an equation like I just showed you in the previous post
let me know what you did. 
24 0z

What previous post, rainy.

Thanks Reiny, I didn't see your previous post, but I saw what I did wrong. I stopped at solving for g and didn't plug in for the algebra book.
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