## Grace has 1.35 pounds of strawberries, 1.4 pounds of bananas, and some apples. She has more pounds of apples than pounds of strawberries, bu

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Grace has 1.35 pounds of strawberries, 1.4 pounds of bananas, and some apples. She has more pounds of apples than pounds of strawberries, but fewer pounds of apples than pounds of bananas. How many pounds of apples could Grace have? Explain the strategy you used.

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Answer: 1.36 pounds

Step-by-step explanation:

The apples can be any amount over 1.35 pounds of strawberries or anything under 1.4 pounds of bananas. 1.36>1.35 and 1.36>1.4

Answer:Grace could have 1.36 pounds, 1.37 pounds, 1.38 pounds or 1.39 pounds of apples.

Step-by-step explanation:Let a represent pounds of apples.

We have been given that Grace has 1.35 pounds of strawberries. She has more pounds of apples than pounds of strawberries.

This means that a is greater than 1.35. We can represent this information in an inequality as:

We are also told that Grace has 1.4 pounds of bananas. She has fewer pounds of apples than pounds of bananas. This means that a is less than 1.4. We can represent this information in an inequality as:

Upon combining both inequalities, we will get:

Therefore, Grace could have 1.36 pounds, 1.37 pounds, 1.38 pounds or 1.39 pounds of apples.