Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321955048
ISBN 13: 978-0-32195-504-3

Chapter 6 - Section 6.2 - Integrated Review - Ratio, Rate, and Proportion: 29

Answer

8 pounds for $\$$2.16 is a better buy

Work Step by Step

8 pounds for $\$$2.16 --> $\frac{\$2.16}{8\text{ pounds}} = 0.2700 \frac{\text{ dollars}}{\text{ pounds}}$ 18 pounds for $\$$4.99 --> $\frac{\$4.99}{18\text{ pounds}} = 0.2772 \frac{\text{ dollars}}{\text{ pounds}}$ 0.2700 < 0.2772
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