posted by dk on .
nick's diner advertise fresh squeezed orange juice every day of the year. he serves twenty-four 8-ounce glasses of juice a day. nick knows it takes three 6-ounce oranges to make one 8-ounce glass of juice. nick orders oranges by cases that have 24 oranges and weigh a total of 9 pounds. omar, nick's best customer, said to nick, "you must go through like 1000 pounds of oranges in an entire week." nick thought about the estimate and decided the estimate was too high even for all the oranges he used in a month.
freshie fresh oranges
quantity: 1 case
contents: 24 fresh oranges
net weight: 9 pounds
fresh squeezed orange juice
every 8 ounce glass
is made from the juice of 3 six ounce freshly squeezed oranges.
nick uses only freshie fresh oranges
based on the information given how many pounds of oranges does nick use in a month?
use mathematical reasons to show why nick is correct.
show the steps you followed to determine your answer.
you may use diagrams to help explain.