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# If pears cost $1.67 lb and I want to buy 1 pear that weighs 8.8 ounces, then how much does the pear cost?

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- EdnaLv 78 months ago
I don't know how much one pear costs, and I don't care. I gave up those kind of math questions when I was still in high school. If I want to know how much one pear is going to cost, I take it to the checker; she puts it on the scale and weighs it, and she tells me how much it's going to cost.

- Anonymous9 months ago
$1.67/lb * 8 oz * 1 lb / 16 oz = your price.

Simple calc.

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- Anonymous9 months ago
You will get charged $0.84.

- Anonymous9 months ago
(8.8oz/16oz) is your ratio, since there are 16oz in a pound

8.8oz/16oz = 0.55$1.67 x (8.8oz/16oz) = $0.92

If you wanted to do quick math, just remember that 8.8oz is a little over half a pound, so you'd be paying a little more than half of $1.67...

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