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A large bag of sugar weighs 7 1/2 pounds. How much does 1 1/4 bags of sugar weigh?

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  1. 1 1/4 = 5/4 bags
    7 1/2 = 15/2 pounds /bag
    so
    (5/4) bags *(15/2) pounds/bag = 75/8 =

    9 3/8 pounds

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