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Problem of the Week (POW)

due by 10/02/15

Please copy the problem down and show all work!!!!

A carpenter goes to a hardware store to buy a specific number of pounds of nails for his business. The first store he enters sells his favorite-sized nails at 9 cents per pound. At this price, the carpenter realized that he would be short $7.15 if he tried to buy the nails. The carpenter goes to a competing hardware store and finds that the nails sell for 6 cents per pound. He realizes that after paying for the nails that he would have $2.45 left over. How many pounds of nails is he trying to buy?


- Unit 1 Test Corrections due 10/9

- Unit 2 QUIZ - 10/8

- Castle Learning due 10/13

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- Test Correction Sheet

- Downloadable Graph Paper

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