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# lWhat is the reasonable amount of aluminum cans

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Melindanema > 01-17-2020, 01:39 AM

a recycle drive is planned for oxford elementary school to raise \$1750 for playground equipment for their schoolthe following table shows the prices that the county recycling center gives for recyclables.TYPE OF MATERIALPAPER ALUMINUMCARDBOARDPRICE PER CANPAPERALUMINUM \$0.05CARDBOARD PRICE PER POUNDPAPER \$0.41ALUMINUMCARDBOARD \$0.26if the school can raise \$1260 in cardboard and cans, about how many pounds of papers would the need to recycleA.900 poundsB.1000 poundsC.1200 poundsD.1500 poundsTarget total: \$1750 Amount raised through cardboard and cans: \$1260 Therefore the amount needed to be raised from papers is \$1750 - \$1260 \$490Each pound of paper raises 41 cents, so divide the \$490 by \$0.41 to find how many pounds of papers would be needed to raise the remaining money\$490 / \$0.41 1195Therefore roughly 1200 pounds of papers would be neededAnswer C.Other related question