# If recyclers pay $5 a ton for newspapers, how many tons of newspaper would your school have to recycle to earn$75?

Apr 17, 2016

$15$ tonnes.

#### Explanation:

If $5 is the price for $1$tonne, then $75 is the price for:

($75) / ($5) = 15

$15$ tonnes

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(Oh, and sorry for the British spelling of tonnes!)