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Posted by on Sunday, February 17, 2008 at 5:13pm.

8 1/2 ounces of tuna is packed in a can which weighs 1 3/8 ounces. What is the total weight in pounds of a gross (144) of cans? ______ pounds

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  • Math - , Sunday, February 17, 2008 at 5:17pm

    The total weight of each can packed with tuna is the weight of the can plus the weight of the tuna. Multiply that total can weight by 144 to get the weight of 1 gross in OUNCES. Now convert that to POUNDS as requested by the problem.

  • Math - , Sunday, February 17, 2008 at 5:23pm

    Is it 88 7/8 pounds?

  • Math - , Sunday, February 17, 2008 at 5:26pm

    Yes, that is what I got.

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