Mathematics
Grade6
Easy

Question

A woven rattan basket can hold up to 6 lbs. of items. If a bag of 5 oranges weighs 12 ounces. ___________ number of bags of oranges can be hold by the basket.

  1. 3
  2. 2
  3. 8
  4. 6

Hint:

Convert lbs to oz. find out how much the basket can hold in oz. Then divide by the weight of orange bags.

The correct answer is: 8


    1lbs = 16oz
    6 lbs. = 6 × 16 oz. = 96 0z.
    Number of bags of oranges can be hold by the baskets = 96 ÷ 12 = 8 bags

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