Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 4 - Proportions, Percents, and Solving Inequalities - 4.1 - Ratios and Proportions - Problem Set 4.1 - Page 148: 12


The price for one pound of potatoes is 0.96 dollars

Work Step by Step

A five-pound bag of potatoes costs 4.80 dollars. To find the price for one pound of potatoes, we need to divide 4.80 by 5. So, $\frac{4.80\ dollars}{5\ pounds}$ = 0.96 dollars per one pound. The price for one pound of potatoes is 0.96 dollars.
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