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22 January, 21:59

The airline has 50 pounds limit per suitcase. Amanda's suitcase weighs 42 pounds with all of her clothes. She wants to buy souvenirs for her friends and family members. The ones that she picked out weigh 3/4 pounds each. What is the maximum number she can buy to keep her suitcase under 50 pounds?

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  1. 22 January, 23:26
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    Let x = number of souvenirs.

    3/4 x = the weigh of x souvenirs.

    3/4 x + 42 = 50

    3/4 x = 8

    x = 4/3 * 8

    x = 32/3 = 10 2/3

    Answer: She can buy 10 souvenirs.
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