Posted by **Philip** on Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at 9:25pm.

A 1 pound bag of candy containing 502 piecescost 16.8 cents per ounce. What is the cost of 1 piece of candy?

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at 9:35pm
16 * 0.168 = ?

Divide the cost per pound by 502.

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**Anonymous**, Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at 9:35pm
1 pound=16 ounces

16*16.8 cents=268.8 cents

502/268.8=1.86756 cents

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**Alibaba**, Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at 10:13pm
268.8/502= 0.5355 cents/piece

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