5th grade math
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On a balance scale 5 books on one side of the scale balance with 3 books and half a pound weight on the other side. All of the books weigh the same amount. How much does each book weigh.

5th grade math 
Ms. Sue
5b = 3b + 1/2
2b = 1/2
b = 1/4 lb
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