If each book's weight is \(\frac{\mathrm{1} }{\mathrm{3} }\) pounds, how many paperback books together weigh 25 pounds?

If each book's weight is \(\frac{\mathrm{1} }{\mathrm{3} }\) pounds, how many paperback books together weigh 25 pounds?

Detailed Explanation

If each book weighs \( \frac{\mathrm{1} }{\mathrm{3} }\) pound, then 1 pound = 3 books.

To find the number of books in 25 pounds, simply multiply this 3 by 25:

25×3=75.

To find the number of books in 25 pounds, simply multiply this 3 by 25:

25×3=75.