# simple equations ( math)

Tom's weight is 3/4 of Peter's. If Tom weighs 36kg, find the weight of Peters

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1. Vanessa -- we've shown you how to do the last two problems which are done the same way as this one.

How do you think you should solve this problem?

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2. well.... 36kg * 4/3 ???

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3. That will give you the correct answer. Can you set up an equation though? Let x = Peter's weight.

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4. Let X= the n Peter's weight.
216 * 4/3 = 48 kg... am i right?

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5. Where is x in that equation?

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