MATH SOLVE

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# Could an average person lift the weight of $100 in dimes? (A single dime weighs approximately 2.27 grams.)

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Answer:Yes.Step-by-step explanation:It takes 10 dimes to make $1; this means $100 is100(10) = 1000 dimes.Each dime weighs 2.27 grams; this means 100 dimes is 100(2.27) = 2270 grams.1 kilogram is 1000 grams; this gives us2270/1000 = 2.27 kgEach kilogram is 2.20462 pounds; this means we have2.27(2.20462) = 5.0044874This is a little over 5 pounds; yes, the average person can lift this.