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Ingrid mixes 3.6 pounds of almonds with some raisins to make a trail mix. She divides the trail mix into 12 equal portions. Each portion weighs 0.7 of a pound. How many pounds of raisins did she use to make the trail mix? Express the answer to the nearest tenth.
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  1. You do not just need ANSWER! You need to know how to solve problems like this in the future.

    The 12 portions weigh a total of 12*0.7 = 8.4 lbs
    So, the almonds weigh 8.4 - 3.6 = 4.8 lbs

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  2. X Lbs. of raisins.
    (3.6+x)/12 = 0.7
    3.6+x = 8.4
    X =

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  3. its 4.8 trust me just took the test.

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  4. Yep it is 408

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  5. I meant 4.8

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