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November 25th, 2016, 04:12 PM  #1 
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if a recipe for strawberry pie calls for 1.5 pints of cleaned and trimmed strawberries and the yield percent is 91 percent and 1 cup of cleaned and trimmed strawberries weighs 7 oz, how many pounds of strawberries will you need to buy? Any help would be awesome! Thank you! 
November 25th, 2016, 05:41 PM  #2  
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$3 cups = (3)7oz=21 oz$ precleaning this is $\dfrac{21oz}{0.91} = 23.077 oz$ $1 lb = 16 oz$ $23.077 oz = \dfrac{23.077oz}{16 oz/lb} = 1.442 lb$  
November 25th, 2016, 05:43 PM  #3 
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thank you!


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