If each book weighs 0.3 pounds, how many paperback books together weigh 25 pounds?
If each book weighs 0,3 pound, then 1 pound = 3 books. To find the number of books in 25 pounds, simply multiply this 3 by 25: \(25\times 3=75\)
A man invested \(\$150\) in the stock market. During the first week, he lost \(\$45\). During the second week, he tripled his money. How much does he have at the end of the second week?
If a store adds 50 chairs to its current inventory, the total number of chairs will be the same as three-halves the current inventory of chairs. If the manager wants to increase the current inventory by 40%, what will the new inventory of chairs be?