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# Carlita has 2 1/2 pounds of turkey, the cherries are 1/4 equal to the turkey, and the chocolate drips are .35 equal to the cherries, how many chocolate drips do Carlita need?Help Carlita!

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Answer: There are 3.5 ounces of chocolate drips that Carlita need.Step-by-step explanation:Since we have given that Number of pounds of turkey = [tex]2\dfrac{1}{2}=\dfrac{5}{2}[/tex]Since the cherries are [tex]\dfrac{1}{4}[/tex] equal to the turkey.So, it becomes,Number of pounds of cherries is given by[tex]\dfrac{1}{4}\times \dfrac{5}{2}\\\\=\dfrac{5}{8}\\\\=0.625[/tex]Since the chocolate drips are 0.35 equal to the cherries.So, the number of pounds of chocolate drips is given by[tex]0.625\times 0.35\\\\=0.21875\ lb[/tex]Since 1 pound = 16 ounces.So, Number of ounces of chocolate drips would be [tex]0.21875\times 16\\\\=3.5\ ounces[/tex]Hence, there are 3.5 ounces of chocolate drips that Carlita need.