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A​ country's people consume

6.7

billion pounds of candy​ (excluding chewing​ gum) per year. Express this quantity in terms of pounds per person per month. Note that the population of the country is

302

million.

 Feb 1, 2018
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6.7 billion   =  6,700,000,000

 

302 million  =  302,000,000

 

So

 

6.700,000,000  / 302,000,000   ≈  22.19  lbs per year

 

So

 

22.19  / 12  ≈    1.85  lbs per person  per month

 

 

 

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 Feb 2, 2018
edited by CPhill  Feb 2, 2018
edited by CPhill  Feb 2, 2018
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Misplaced the decimal point =~1.85 lbs per person.

 Feb 2, 2018
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Thanks for catching my typo, guest.....!!!

 

 

cool cool cool

 Feb 2, 2018

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