Question

in april 2005, roland mailed a package from his local post office in Albermarle, NC ro a friend in fishers, Indiana for $2.76 per ounce. The first class domestic rate at the time was$.23 per ounce. Write and solve an equation to determine the weight of the package

1. ThanhThu
The weight of the package is 12 ounces

### How to solve an equation to determine the weight of the package?

The given parameters are
Total amount = $2.76 Domestic rate =$.23 per ounce
The equation to determine the weight of the package is represented as:
Weight = Total amount/Domestic rate
Substitute the known values in the above equation
Weight = 2.76/.23
Evaluate the quotient
Weight = 12
Hence, the weight of the package is 12 ounces