A grocery store sells a bag of 5 potatoes for $2. What is the unit cost if each potato in the bag
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A grocery store sells a bag of 5 potatoes for $2. What is the unit cost if each potato in the bag
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1. User Answers agravitch90
Answer:
Unit cost: $2.50 per potato
Stepbystep explanation:
Set up a proportion:
5 potatoes = x potatoes
2 dollars 1 dollar
cross multiply:
2x = 5
divide by 2 on both sides
x= 5/2 or 2.5