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### Gauthmathier3261

Grade 9 · 2020-11-04

At Ben's Butcher Shop 99 pounds of chopped meat is being divided into packages each weighing 2.5 pounds. How many pounds of meat are left when there isn't enough to make another whole package?

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### Gauthmathier4568

Grade 9 · 2020-11-04

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1.5

Explanation

Divide: 99\div2.5=39.6. The butchers can make 39 packages, weighing a total of 39\times2.5=97.5 pounds, and have 99 -97.5=1.5 pounds of meat left over.

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