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A store has apples on sale for$3.00 for 2 pounds. How many pounds of apples can you buy for $9? If an apple is approximately 5 ounces, how many apples can you buy for $9? Explain both questions. Thanks

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  2. you have two conversion factors:

    $3 = 2 lb
    1 apl = 5 oz

    So, to convert $ to lb, do

    $9 * 2lb/$3 = 18/3 = 6 lb

    6lb * 16oz/lb * 1apl/5oz = 96/5 = 19.2 apples

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