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August 6th, 2015, 02:39 PM   #1
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(a) Chau bought 7 pounds of sugar for $4
. How many pounds of sugar did he get per dollar?

(b) It takes 85 pounds of seed to completely plant a 12
-acre field. How many acres can be planted per pound of seed?
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(a) Chau bought 7 pounds of sugar for $4
. How many pounds of sugar did he get per dollar?

(b) It takes 85 pounds of seed to completely plant a 12
-acre field. How many acres can be planted per pound of seed?
(a) what arithmetic operation do you think should be used to get pounds per dollar (lbs/dollar) ?

(b) same idea, except you want acres per pound ...
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