# What is the equation that expresses a 3-pound tub of butter at #n# dollars per pound costs $3.85?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 30, 2017

#### Explanation:

Lets see, lets try to put this problem in a formula.

For every 3 pounds of butter you have, you have to pay $3.85

Therefore the equation will be:

You then have to divide the 3 on both sides in order to isolate the

Your final Answer and the price per butter is $1.28