Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-6 Ratios, Rates, and Conversions - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 121: 13


$40$ ounces

Work Step by Step

There are 16 ounces in one pound. We can write this as a proportion and use unit analysis to find the answer. In the proportion, the pounds unit cancels out, leaving us with ounces, the desired unit. $2.5lbs\times\frac{16oz}{1lb}=40$ ounces
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