Lord blewett charges visitors 40p for 100g of bird seed  to feed his peacocks.  Sasha pays £2 for a bag of birdseed . How many grams does she get?

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embizze | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

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The cost for 100g of bird seed is 40p. Sasha has paid 2 pounds or 200p for her birdseed.

100g/40p=?g/200p

Let x represent the number of grams bought:

(200)(100)/40=x

x=500

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Sasha purchased 500g (.5kg) of birdseed.

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