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Derek made fudge brownies and peanut butter brownies. Each batch of fudge brownies makes 8 pans. Each batch of peanut butter brownies makes 2 pans. Derek made 6 batches and ended up with 24 pans of brownies. How many batches of each type of brownie did he make?

May 24, 2021

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Guess #1: 4 batches of fudge brownies and 2 batches of peanut butter brownies

Find the number of batches:

4 + 2 = 6

Find the total pans of brownies:

(8 × 4) + (2 × 2) = 32 + 4 = 36

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Guess #2: 3 batches of fudge brownies and 3 batches of peanut butter brownies

Find the number of batches:

3 + 3 = 6

Find the total pans of brownies:

(8 × 3) + (2 × 3) = 24 + 6 = 30

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Guess #3: 2 batches of fudge brownies and 4 batches of peanut butter brownies

Find the number of batches:

2 + 4 = 6

Find the total pans of brownies:

(8 × 2) + (2 × 4) = 16 + 8 = 24

The guess is correct. Derek made 2 batches of fudge brownies and 4 batches of peanut butter brownies.

May 24, 2021
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This should help a lot

Tgfromthe4  May 24, 2021