## Richard works at an ice cream shop. Regular cones get two scoops of ice cream; large cones get three scoops. One hot Saturday, Richard scoop

Question

Richard works at an ice cream shop. Regular cones get two scoops of ice cream; large cones get three scoops. One hot Saturday, Richard scooped 234 regular cones and 156 large cones. One scoop of ice cream is 3 ounces. A tub of ice cream weighs 10 pounds. How many tubs of ice cream did Richard use to make the cones? Use the conversion 1 pound = 16 ounces.

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17.55 tubs

Step-by-step explanation:

step 1

Find out the total scoops of ice cream in 234 regular cones and 156 large cones

step 2

Find out the weight of the total scoops

we know that

One scoop of ice cream is 3 ounces

so

step 3

Convert ounces to pounds

Remember that

1 pound = 16 ounces

so

To convert ounces to pounds divide by 16

step 4

Find out how many ice cream tubs Richard used to make the cones

we know that

A tub of ice cream weighs 10 pounds

Divide the total weight in pounds by 10