To do so, you divide the cost (3.99) of a **5 pound** bag of flour by 5 (pounds):

3.99 / 5 = 0.80.

so it's **80 cents** for a pound of flour, then you need to convert pounds into cups:

1 pound is 16 ounces.

Herein, how many cups are in a 5lb bag of all purpose flour?

Cups per Pound: There are 3-1/**3 cups** of flour per pound and about **17 cups** per 5-lb bag.

How many cups of flour are in a 5 pound bag of flour?

The cup measure of 1 pound of flour will vary, depending on the type of flour. Here's a guide: If your recipe calls for 1 pound of all-purpose flour, use 3 1/3 cups. If your recipe calls for 1 pound of cake flour, use **4 1/2 cups**.

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