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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