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6-29.

. Dante went to the grocery store and bought a five-pound bag of oranges and 40 ounces of cheese. How much do his groceries weigh? (Note that there are 16 ounces in a pound.) Homework Help ✎

Start by changing the weight of the oranges to ounces.

5 pounds · 16 ounces per pound = 80 ounces

120 ounces or 7.5 pounds

Add the weight of the oranges to the weight of the cheese.

80 ounces + 40 ounces = 120 ounces