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Please show us - how it is not working out.irene12 said:

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Short Answer: No.irene12 said:50 lbs($34.95) +1 lb(7.99)=x(11.95) Is this on the right track to solving the problem? Irene

Road to Long Answer: What is the unknown? The number of pounds of Columbian coffee bought. So write it down. You should have:

x = pounds of Columbian coffee bought.

So how many dollars did Barstucks pay for coffee?

How many pounds of coffee did they get for that money?