# math

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.

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1. 11.60

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