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Wilber collected 24 lbs of Halloween candy when he trick-or-treated. Starting on November 1st, Wilber ate 1/4 lb of candy each day. On what date will Wilber run out of Halloween candy?
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96 days. Plus or minus, accounting for binge days where he eats more, days where he doesn't eat, any because he is too sick of it, has to go to the Dentist, or time spent in a straight jacket, in the mental ward from too much sugar.
This of course still does not take into account the amount of candy stolen by his parents, or sister.
But, given that November has 30 days, and both December and January have 31, he will finish his candy on February 4th.

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24 divided by 1/4 is 24/1 x 4/1 = 96 days. November has 30, December has 31 as does January for 92, that leaves 4 days into February.

I would double check my math as I did this all in my head on about 3 hours sleep. But it shows you how.

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Too smart for me... I hope you are doing well :-)
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I will be after I get some sleep. And will be heading to bed shortly.
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Dream sweet... Goodnight...
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24 = x. 1/4 = y x/y= days til' run out

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What's that?
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the formula to solve that problem
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Okay......
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