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Examine the balanced scales in Figures 1 and 2 shown below. Figure 1 shows that two candies balance three dice. Figure 2 shows that one rubber ball balances two jacks. Homework Help ✎

scale Figure 1

Figure 2

Figure 3


Determine what could be placed on the right side of the scale in Figure 3 to balance with the left side. Justify your solution in complete sentences.

2 candies = 3 dice

1 ball = 2 jacks

Therefore, 2 candies + 1 ball = ?

3 dice + 2 jacks