I have a question, if five boxes of bananas was sold for $30.00. how many boxes can you buy for $9.00?
five boxes of bananas sell for $30.00. how many boxes can you buy for $9.00?
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It’s simple easy question, if 5 boxes à 30$, let put X boxes with 9$
Then: (9×5)/30 = 1.5 boxes
If 5 boxes cost 30 dollars, then one box costs 6 dollars (30/5=6)
Then: if you spend 9 dollars, you will buy one box and half.
It is an easy problem,
To buy the five boxes, you have spent 30 dollars
Thus, if you want to buy 1 box, you will pay 6 dollars for it
So, you will spend 9 dollars to buy 1 ½ box
Let x= the number of boxes that can be bought for $9.00
First, write the problem as proportion
x/9 = 5/30
then reduce the fraction:
x/9 = 1/6
Cross the multiply will result in:
Divide both sides by 6: 6x/6 = 9/6
If the boxes can be bought in partial, the result is one and a half boxes.
30/5 = $6.00
This is the cost for 1 box
9/6 = 1.5
You can buy 1 ½ boxes with the 9.00 dollars