# Almonds cost $3.49 per pound. A bag of almonds costs$6.95. To the nearest whole pound, about how many pounds of almonds are in the bag?

Nov 7, 2016

There are about 2 pounds in the bag.

#### Explanation:

The clue is in the word "about" how many pounds.

Let's estimate by rounding.

Almonds cost about $3.50$ per pound.

A bag costs about $7.00 $7 div \$3.50 = 2

There are about 2 pounds in the bag.