Question

# Explain step by step please! Thirty copies of a textbook weigh a total of 75lb. What is the weight of each book?

Answer

Each book weighs 2.5lb.

- Identify the formula to use: Weight of each book = Total weight / Number of books.
- Plug in the given values: Weight of each book = 75 / 30.
- Simplify the equation to get the answer: Weight of each book = 2.5.