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Chad buys peanuts in 2 pound bags.

He repackages them into bags that hold 5/6 pound of peanuts. How m...

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Chad buys peanuts in 2 pound bags.

He repackages them into bags that hold 5/6 pound of peanuts.
How many 2 pound bags of peanuts should Chad buy so that he can fill the 5/6 pound bags without having peanuts left over?

Answer

80. Chad bought peanuts that is 2 pounds bag.
He repacked it into bags that is 5/6 pound of peanuts.
Now, how many 2 pounds bags of peanut should Chad buy to be able to get rid of left overs.
=> 5/6 pounds = 0.83 pounds => 2 pounds / 0.83 = 2 bags with the leftover of .41 pound Buy another 2 pounds => 2.41 / 0.83 = 2 bags with left over of .90 pound Buy another 2 pounds => 2.9 / .83 = 3 bags with left over of .50 pound Buy another 2 pounds => 2.5 / .83 = 3 pounds, Thus, approximately 8 pounds to get not remaining.

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