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Interpret dot plots with fraction operations

Problem

The plot below shows the mass of 5 bags of apples.
A line plot labeled mass of apple bags in kilograms shows, moving left to right, labeled tick marks at two, two and one-half, three, three and one-half, four, four and one-half, five, five and one-half, and six. Dots are plotted as follows: 1 dot above two and one-half; 2 dots above three and one-half; 1 dot above five, and 1 dot above five and one-half.
If we rearranged the apples so that each bag contained an equal mass, what would the mass of each bag be?
All measurements are rounded to the nearest start fraction, 1, divided by, 2, end fraction kilogram.
  • Your answer should be
  • an integer, like 6
  • a simplified proper fraction, like 3, slash, 5
  • a simplified improper fraction, like 7, slash, 4
  • a mixed number, like 1, space, 3, slash, 4
  • an exact decimal, like 0, point, 75
  • a multiple of pi, like 12, space, start text, p, i, end text or 2, slash, 3, space, start text, p, i, end text
kilograms
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