Mathematics
IsauraWilcoxen
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The average american eats about 30 pounds of cheese per year. This is 3/5 the amount eaten my the average French person. How many pounds of cheese does a French pers person eat in one year?

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Lady8dip

EDIT: I foolishly misread the question and thought it insinuated that French people eat 3/5 of the average American.  The actual answer is shown in the comment below that explains that 30 divided by 3 equals 10, and 10 times 5 equals 50.  Because of this, the actual answer is FIFTY. All in bold is an incorrect answer due to a misreading of the question. To find this answer, divide 30 by 5 (the answer is 6) and multiply that answer by 3 (because there three-fifths). The answer is eighteen.

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