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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 ?

  • Math 6 -

    Does your answer make sense to you?

    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.

  • Math 6 -

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

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