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# A group of fitness club members lose a combined total of 28 kilograms in 1 week. There are approximately 2.2 pounds in 1kilogram. Assuming the weight loss happened at a constant rate, about how many pounds did the group lose each day?

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Answer:The group lose each day 8.8 pounds.Step-by-step explanation:Given:Fitness club members lose a combined total of 28 kilograms in 1 week. There are approximately 2.2 pounds in 1 kilogram.The weight loss happened at a constant rate.Now, to find the pounds of weight the group lose in each day.In 1 week the group lose = 28 kilograms.So, in 1 day the group lose [tex]=28\div 7 kilograms[/tex] (1 week = 7 days) [tex]=4 kilograms.[/tex]According to question:1 kilogram = 2.2 pounds.So, 4 kilograms [tex]= 2.2\times 4 = 8.8 pounds.[/tex]Therefore, the group lose each day 8.8 pounds.