RuSSian1909
A certain 5-pound bag of flour costs $1.75. What is the cost in cents per ounce? I need to know how to work this out..im so lost. and ppl r so rude. thanks
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IsTim
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I think you divide the money by the weight.
RuSSian1909
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yeah I know that. lol
Agent47
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сначала посчитай сколько стоит один фунт муки в долларах. Потом подсчитай сколько это будет в центах.
Agent47
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потом ответ подели на 16 и все.
RuSSian1909
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I have no idead what that says@Agent47
Agent47
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Then you should stop misleading people and telling them that you're russian *facepalm*...
RuSSian1909
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dude, I was born in russia...i kinda forgot the lanugage at 6years. so please if ur gna be rude. go away.
lgbasallote
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do you know how many cents there are in $1.75?
RuSSian1909
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nope im trying to convert but its confusing me . 25pounds = 1 quarter; 4 quarters=1 hunderweight.
lgbasallote
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hint: in $1.00 there are 100 cents...does that give you any hints?
ktklown
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To compute cents per ounce you divide the total number of cents by the total number of ounces. So first figure out how many cents are in $1.75, then figure out how many ounces are in 5 pounds. Then divide.
RuSSian1909
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175cents?
lgbasallote
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right
lgbasallote
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now divide that by 5
RuSSian1909
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@ktklown that's what im trying to get there.
RuSSian1909
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@lgbasallote 5?
lgbasallote
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divide 175 by 5
ktklown
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OK how many ounces are in 1 pound?
RuSSian1909
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16oz=1lb
ktklown
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right 16oz = 1lb, so how many ounces are in 5 pounds?
RuSSian1909
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idk.
RuSSian1909
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80
ktklown
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Right 5 pounds is 80 oz. So 175 cents / 80 oz is what?
RuSSian1909
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2.1875
ktklown
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right 2.1875 cents / oz. that's the answer you want
RuSSian1909
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so there is no oz just 1?
RuSSian1909
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oh nvm lol