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# The corner store sells apples at a rate of 1.25 dollars per apple.a. What is the ratio of the amount in dollars to the number of apples?b. Akia is only able to spend $10 on apples. How many apples can she buy?c. Christian has $6 in his wallet and wants to spend it on apples. How many apples can Christian buy?

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Answer:a. ratio of the amount in dollars to the number of apples (r)r= 1.25 dollars/appleb. Akia can buy 8 applesc. Christian can buy 4 applesStep-by-step explanation:NomenclatureC: Total cost of apples ( dollars)n: number of apples (units)r : ratio of the amount in dollars to the number of apples (dollars/number of apples)Formula : r = C/nProblem deveopmenta. ratio of the amount in dollars to the number of applesr = C/n= 1.25 dollars /1 apple = 1.25 dollars/appleb. Apples that Akia can buyr = C/nn=C/r[tex]n=\frac{10 dollars}{1.25\frac{dollars}{apples} }[/tex]n= 8 applesAkia can buy 8 applesc. Apples that Christian can buyn=C/rn=6/1.25n= 4.8 The number must be an integer, then, Christian can buy 4 apples