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: 18


$11.0231$ pounds

Work Step by Step

There are 2.20462 pounds in one kilogram. We can write this as a proportion and use unit analysis to find the answer. In the proportion, the kilograms unit cancels out, leaving us with pounds, the desired unit. $5kg\times\frac{2.20462lbs}{1kg}\approx11.0231$ pounds
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