Michaela caught 3 fish, which weigh a total of 19 1/2 pounds. One fish weighs 7 5/8 pounds and another weighs 5 3/4 pounds. How much does the third fish weigh?
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Michaela caught 3 fish, which weigh a total of 19 1/2 pounds. One fish weighs 7 5/8 pounds and another weighs 5 3/4 pounds. How much does the third fish weigh?
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1. User Answers MissPhiladelphia
Let x be the weight of first fish
y be the weight of second fish
z be the third fish
x = 7 5/8 pounds
y = 5 3/4 pounds
z = ?
19 1/2 = 7 5/8 + 5 3/4 + z
z = 6 1/8 pounds
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