A chef has less than 25.8 lb of rice. She takes out 5 lb to use during the day and stores the rest in containers. Each container has 2.5 lb of rice. Let x repr
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A chef has less than 25.8 lb of rice. She takes out 5 lb to use during the day and stores the rest in containers. Each container has 2.5 lb of rice. Let x represent the number of containers. How many containers will she be able to put 2.5 lb of rice in?
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1. User Answers janaya4books
25.8>2.5x+5, so 20.8=2.5x, so 8.32=x. Therefore, 8 containers will be completely full.