# math

posted by Preston

Apples sell for \$1.29 a pound, and there is an average of 3 apples per pound. About how many apples would you expect to get for \$5.00?

First, you need to divide \$1.29 by 3.

Did you get \$.43? That's the amount that one apple costs.

Now -- divide \$5.00 by .43.

1. Anonymous

11.60

## Similar Questions

1. ### economics

Suppose the price of apples rises from \$3.50 a pound to \$4.00 and your consumption of apples drops from 30 pounds of apples a month to 20 pounds of apples. Calculate your price elasticity of demand of apples. What can you say about …
2. ### math

The price of 10 pounds of apples is d dollars. If the apples weigh an average of 1 pound for every 6 apples, which of the following is the average price, in cents, of a dozen such apples?
3. ### Economics

If the price of apples rises from \$3.50 a pound to \$4.00, and my consumption of apples drops from 30lbs. of apples to 20lbs.; what would be the price elasticity of demand of apples. My figures are all wrong; how would I calculate it.

Suppose the price of apples rises from \$3.50 a pound to \$4.00 and your consumption of apples drops from 30 pounds of apples a month to 20 pounds of apples. Calculate your price elasticity of demand of apples. What can you say about …
5. ### Algebra 2

How would I put this word problem into a system of equations (three equations)?
6. ### Algebra

A natural food store makes its own brand of trail mix out of dried apples, raisins, and peanuts. One pound of the mixture costs 3.18. It contains twice as much peanuts by weight as apples. One pound of dried apples cost \$4.48, a pound …
7. ### math,pre algebra

Apples sell for 1.29 a pund and there is an average of 3 apples per pund.About how many apples would you expect to get for 5.00
8. ### algebra

by 3 pounds of oranges apples for 7.50 the graph shows the price for regular apples what is the unit rate for each type of apples?
9. ### College Algebra

Deer Valley determined that the cost of these apples was 64 cents per pound. 1. What would be the selling price per pound for the prepackaged apples using a 30% markup based on cost?
10. ### Math

Manuel bought 9 pounds of apples. He has eaten three fourths of a pound so far and hasâ€‹ \$15 worth of apples left. Write and solve an equation to find the cost of the apples per pound to the nearest dollar. How much did the apples …

More Similar Questions