The price of a ream of paper is $1.30. There are 500 sheets of paper in a ream; 3 sheets have a mass of 1.77 g. What is the price per pound of paper?

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2022-07-18
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Jamarion Roth

Answered 2022-07-19
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Hence 1 pound =$0.4536\text{kg}$

$\text{and cost of 1 ream}=1.30\text{}\mathrm{\$}$

$\text{weight of 1 ream}=(\frac{500\times 1.77}{3})\text{}g\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}=0.295\text{kg}$

$\therefore \text{cost for 1 pound}=(\frac{1.30\times 0.4536}{0.295})\mathrm{\$}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}=1.99\mathrm{\$}$

$\text{and cost of 1 ream}=1.30\text{}\mathrm{\$}$

$\text{weight of 1 ream}=(\frac{500\times 1.77}{3})\text{}g\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}=0.295\text{kg}$

$\therefore \text{cost for 1 pound}=(\frac{1.30\times 0.4536}{0.295})\mathrm{\$}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}=1.99\mathrm{\$}$

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