## Shannon feeds her cat twice a day. In the morning, she feeds her cat one can of cat food. In the evening, she feeds her cat one and a half c

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Shannon feeds her cat twice a day. In the morning, she feeds her cat one can of cat food. In the evening, she feeds her cat one and a half cans of cat food. Shannon’s cat eats 10 ounces of cat food a day. Write and solve an equation to find out how much cat food, in ounces, each can of cat food holds.

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Each can of cat food holds

4 ouncesStep-by-step explanation:We shall assign the ounces of one can as; x

Since the cat is fed 1 can in the morning and 1 and ½ cans in the evening, then the cat eats;

x + ³/2 x ounces per day

This is also equal to 10 ounces

x + ³/2 x = 10

⁵/2 x = 10

x = 10 * ²/5

x = 4

= 4 ouncesAnswer: 4ouncesStep-by-step explanation: