1530.34 – Paul's Cheese

Tags:Problem Set 99Arithmetic: Z

In Paul's cheese market, he has a large chunk of Parmigiano Reggiano to sell. He'll carve off pieces in whatever size a customer wants. If the price per pound is the same as the number of pounds in the chunk, he will make $289 if he sells it all. How heavy is the chunk of cheese?


17 x 17 = 289, so the cheese weighs 17 pounds.