Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 2 - Real Numbers - Chapters 1-2 Cumulative Review Problem Set: 49

Answer

The price per pound of candy is $d\div3$ .

Work Step by Step

The price for $3$ pounds of candy is $d$. Assuming that each pound of candy is priced the same, the price for one pound of candy would be a third of the price for three pounds. To find out what a third of the price is, we must divide by $3$. This gives us a price of $d\div3$ per pound of candy.
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