Each lemon costs 0.75$
75 cents or $.75
1. Since you can't easily divide 6 by 8 off the top of your head, Divide 600 cents by 8. This equals 75 cents, which is your answer.
Let x be the cost of one lemon:
8:6 = 1:x
1 × 6 = 6 ÷ 8 = 0.75
$ or $0.75 <== ANSWER
Total lemons = 8
Total lemons cost = 6
Each lemon cost = 6÷8
answer is = 0.75
You just need to divide the cost by the number of lemon that Peter bought.
$6 / 8 = $0.75
Therefore, 1 lemon costs $0.75
Step-by-step explanation:Money Problem
Let us analyze the problem.
What is asked?
How much does it cost for one lemon?
What are the given?
number of lemons that Peter bought - 8
cost of the lemons that Peter bought - $6
What is the number sentence?
To find the cost of one lemon, we need to divide the cost of lemons by the number of lemons that Peter bought.
$6 ÷ 8 = N
What is the solution?
To find the answer, we need to do the long division.
$6 ÷ 8 = N
One lemon costs $0.75.
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