# A bag of potatoes weighing 5 pounds and 12 ounces cost $2.07. What is the cost of 1 pound of potatoes?

One pound of potatoes cost

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To find the cost of 1 pound of potatoes, first convert the weight of the bag of potatoes to pounds. Then divide the total cost by the weight in pounds.

1 pound = 16 ounces 5 pounds and 12 ounces = 5 + 12/16 = 5.75 pounds

Cost of 1 pound of potatoes = $2.07 / 5.75 pounds ≈$0.36

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