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Mr. Ross bought 1.5 pounds of tomatoes for spaghetti sauce and 8 ounces for salad. Tomatoes cost $2.49 a pound. How much did Mr. Ross pay for the tomatoes? I got $4.99...Is this right?

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  1. Andras Group Title
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    Here tomatoes cost 1 pound. :) The answer is just 2.49*1.5=3.735

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    Need to convert the ounces to pounds. 8 oz = 0.5 lb so the total weight bought is 2 lb 2lb * $2.49/lb = $4.89

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    or, sorry $4.98 Switched the last two digits while typing.

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    why do u need to? The question only asks for the cost of tomatoes

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  5. Andras Group Title
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    tomatoes cost 2.49, and Ross bought 1.5 pounds

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  6. 3pwood Group Title
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    He bought 1.5 pounds and 8 ounces. For two different purposes, but they're both still tomatoes.

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    Ooooo :D I read like 6 times and always thought it is 8 ounce of salad :)

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