# SOLUTION: On one side of a scale there are 4 blocks, 2 weighing 2 grams each and 2 weighing x grams each. The scale is balanced if 8 blocks weighing x grams each are placed on the other side

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 Question 159970: On one side of a scale there are 4 blocks, 2 weighing 2 grams each and 2 weighing x grams each. The scale is balanced if 8 blocks weighing x grams each are placed on the other side of the scale. How much does each of the unknown blocks weigh?Answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!On one side of a scale there are 4 blocks, 2 weighing 2 grams each and 2 weighing x grams each. The scale is balanced if 8 blocks weighing x grams each are placed on the other side of the scale. How much does each of the unknown blocks weigh? : 2x + 4 = 8x : 4 = 8x - 2x : 4 = 6x x = x = grams : : Check solution in original equation: 2* + 4 = 8* + =