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A chef orders carrots and celery in bulk the chef orders 2.2lb more carrots than celery the two orders weigh 10.8 lb combined
what is the weight in pounds of the carrots

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  1. x + x-2.2 = 10.8

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  2. weight of celery ---- x lbs
    weight of carrots --- x+2.2 lbs

    x + x+2 = 10.8

    solve for x

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  3. 6.5

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  4. Read the sentences.

    Many vegetables are the roots of plants. Carrots are roots. Beets are as well. However, carrots are usually long and slender, while beets are red and round.

    Which word or words signal that two things are being compared?

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