# SOLUTION: Helen went to the grocery store to buy potatoes. The store charges \$1.19 for each pound of potatoes. On the way out of the store, Helen picked up a gallon of ice cream at a cost of

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Exponents-negative-and-fractional Question 611182: Helen went to the grocery store to buy potatoes. The store charges \$1.19 for each pound of potatoes. On the way out of the store, Helen picked up a gallon of ice cream at a cost of \$4.35. If Helen spent \$15.06 at the store, how many pounds of potatoes did she purchase? Answer by josmiceli(9671)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let = number of pounds of potatoes she purchased She purchased 9 pounds of potatoes