Problem: A bag of Hersheys Kisses contains the following information:Serving size: 9pieces= 41gramsCalories per serving: 230.Total fat per serving: 13 gThe bag contains 3.5 lb of Hersheys Kisses. How many Kisses are in the bag?

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We’re being asked to identify the number of pieces in a bag with 3.5 lb of Hershey's Kisses.


To do so, we need the following conversion factors:

9 pieces = 41 grams

1 kg = 2.2 lb

1 kg = 103 g


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A bag of Hersheys Kisses contains the following information:
Serving size: 9pieces= 41grams
Calories per serving: 230.
Total fat per serving: 13 g

The bag contains 3.5 lb of Hersheys Kisses. How many Kisses are in the bag?

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