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Chad buys peanuts in 2-pound bags. He repackages them into bags that hold 5/6 pound of peanuts. How many 2-pound bags of peanuts should Chad buy so that he can fill the 5/6-pound bags without having any peanuts left over?

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6 small bags hold 5 pounds.

The nuts come in 2-lb bags, so we need to bag up 10 lbs not to have any left over.

So, how many 2-lb bags in 10 lbs?

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52 pound bags

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1 4/6

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Please be advise textbooks some times have mistakes wording problems. This problem read to me to pack 5/6 of a pound, not 5/6 of a 2-pound bag, so the answer cannot be 3, 5 or 6 bags. It is 15 bags because he needs to repack bags with no peanuts left over.

1 pound = 6/6. Since he repacks into 5/6, there is 1/6 left for every pound.

Then for every 2-pound bag he has 2/6 leftover.

2-pound bag = 12/6 - 10/6 = 2/6

For every three 2-pound bags he repacks into 5/6, he has 1/6 left over.

In five 2-pound bags he gets 5/6 more, enough to make small bags with zero left over. Each two lines of 1/6 represents 2-pound bag.

1/6 1/6 1/6 1/6 1/6 1/6
1/6 1/6 1/6 1/6 1/6 1/6

1/6 1/6 1/6 1/6 1/6 1/6
1/6 1/6 1/6 1/6 1/6 1/6

1/6 1/6 1/6 1/6 1/6 1/6
1/6 1/6 1/6 1/6 1/6 1/6

If you make this 5 times, you'll see the result. 15 bags of 2-pound.

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I looked at marycruz's answer and I cam up with 30 because if marycruz said ",15 bags of 2-pound ", then you have to multiply 15 x 2. And you get 30

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(15×2=100)+30 100+30=130

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3 bags

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5/6+5/6+5/6+5/6+5/6+5/6=30/6
= 5 Pound Bags.

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The correct answer is three 2 lb bags. For every 2 lb bag he buys he repackages in bags that hold 5/6. A 2 lb bag equals 12/6, which he repackages into two 5/6 bags which equals 10/6. 12/6 - 10/6 = 2/6 left. So for every 2 lb bag he buys, 2/6 is leftover. 2/6 + 2/6 + 2/6 = 6/6, therefore he would need to buy three 2 lb bags.

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10/2

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I think all of yall wrong because it asking for how many bags should he buy thise numbers are to high he might not have that much money the answer 6 because we learned this question in class

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15

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