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A truck weighs 3.5 tons. Determine the weight of 5 trucks in pounds.
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If each truck weighs 3.5 tons then the weight of 5 trucks is 3.5 x 5 tons = 17.5 tons.
But, we also know that 1 ton = 2000 lbs, so the weight of 5 trucks is 17.5 x 2000 = 35000 lbs.
The weight of 5 trucks is 35000 lbs.
Posted by lfryerda on December 16, 2012 at 5:03 PM (Answer #1)
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