Marvin made some candles that each weighed 3/4 pound. He shipped them in a box that weighed 3 pounds. The total weight of the box filled with candles was 12 pou
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Marvin made some candles that each weighed 3/4 pound. He shipped them in a box that weighed 3 pounds. The total weight of the box filled with candles was 12 pounds. How many candles did Marvin ship in the box?
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1. User Answers savannak5
total weight = 12
weight of box =3
12  3 = 9 lbs of candles
So how many times does .75 or 3/4 go into 9?
9/.75= 12, so 12 candles were shipped 
2. User Answers Odogg11
12 candles were shipped. x × 3/4 = 9 + 3.
X = 12