# Math 6

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A bag of oranges weighs 5 1/4 pounds. How much does 1 1/2 bags weigh?

Ok, so this is what I did : made each into improper fraction liket his. 23/4 x 3/2 = 69/8.

Now, I divide 69/8 and I come up with 62 5/8

right ?

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5 1/4 = 21/4

(21/4) * (3/2) = 63/8 = 7 7/8 pounds

• Math 6 -

Oh no I times it wrong ! No doesn't make sense what I did. Thank you! Getting tired I gues. Thank you.

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You're welcome.

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i think it might be 7 7/8 because that's the answer

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