Mrs. Manning carries a very large purse. The purse and its contents weigh 5.18 pounds. If she takes her makeup out of the purse, it weighs only 3.76 pounds. How much makeup does Mrs. Manning carry in her purse?

Answer choices:

A. 8.94 lb

B. 1.52 lb

C. 1.42 lb

D. 1.27 lb

1 Answer

  • Well, if Mrs. Manning takes her makeup OUT, then you have to subtract. So then do 5.18-3.76 and you will get your answer. (I used a calculator to solve)