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A wheat bag weighs 5 pounds and 12 ounces. How much does the bag weigh

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A wheat bag weighs 5 pounds and 12 ounces. How much does the bag weigh in pounds?

(A) 5 1/4
(B) 5 1/2
(C) 5 3/4
(D) 6 1/4
(E) 6 3/4
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Bunuel,

Are we supposed to know pound and ounces equivalent as well?

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5 pounds and 12 ounces \(= 5 + \frac{12}{16} = 5.75 Pounds\)

\(5\frac{3}{4} = 5 + 0.75 = 5.75\)

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