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Komodo dragons are the largest lizards known to man. A 250-pound dragon can eat enough food to increase it body weight by 1/2. Which number sentence could be used to find w, the weight of a k0modo dragon after increasing it body weight by 1/2?
W = (3/2) 250
3/2 is because of original weight =w and increased by ½ times
i.e 1 + ½ = (2+1)/2 3/2 times of its original weight.
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