## Horace buys 2/4 pounds of blueberries for a pie he needs 48 ounces for the pie how many more pounds of blueberries does he need to buy

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## Answers ( No )

Horace need to buys 2.5 pounds of blueberries

## Further Explanation

1 pounds = 16 ounces, therefore,

3 pounds = 48 ounces (we multiply 16 and 3 = 48)

To find how many pounds he need to by = 3 ounces –

= 3 –

= – (4 is the smallest number can divide both denominator) therefore, we have

= (4 x 3) – (1 x 2) / 4

= 12 – 2 / 4

=

=

2.5Thus, Horace buys 2.5 pounds of blueberries.

LEARN MORE:KEYWORDS:So, 2/4 pounds of blueberries reduced is 1/2 pound of blueberries. There 16 ounces in a pound and 8 ounces in 1/2 a pound. He only bought 8 ounces of blueberries and he needs 48. Subtract 8 ounces that he already has from 48 ounces that he needs and get 40 ounces.