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# At 9:00, Paula has x cups of food in a container for her dog. Paula pours a 2 1/2 cup box of fodd into the container. Then she removes 3/4 cup of food to feed her dog. Now there are 5 1/4 cups of food in the container.write an equation that can be used to determine the number of cups, x , of food in the container at 9:00.

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Answer:X = 21/4 - 7/4 = 14/4 = 7/2 = 3 and 1/2Step-by-step explanation:X + (2 and 1/2) - 3/4 = 5 and 1/4 X + 2 and 2/4 Β - 3/4 = 5 and 1/4 Β <--- common denominator X + 10/4 - 3/4 = 21/4 X + 7/4 = 21/4 X = 21/4 - 7/4 = 14/4 = 7/2 = 3 and 1/2