## Faman39 2 years ago In one week, Kean ate a total of 8 ounces of grains at breakfast, 14 ounces of grains at lunch, and 16 ounces of grains at dinner. Which of the following shows a simplified ratio of his servings of grain at lunch to his total weekly servings of grain? 19/7 7 :12 7 to 19 8: 11

1. PhoenixFire

In one week how many ounces does Kean eat?

2. Faman39

8

3. PhoenixFire

no... in total.

4. Faman39

ah, 38?

5. PhoenixFire

Good, now how much does Kean eat at lunch?

6. Faman39

14

7. PhoenixFire

so the ratio is of ounces at lunch to total in a week is?

8. Faman39

I got weird disgusting long decimal :(

9. PhoenixFire

don't put it into a calculator... just write it here.

10. PhoenixFire

${lunch \over total}={? \over ?}$

11. Faman39

14/38

12. PhoenixFire

correct... and now can you simplify that?

13. Faman39

10

14. PhoenixFire

ummm, no. ${14 \over 38}={7 \over 19}$If you look in your options, 7 to 19 is one of them. That should be your answer.

15. Fazeelayaz

17/19

16. Faman39

but do you guys get that ?

17. Faman39

Why i cant get it still?

18. Faman39

:(

19. Fazeelayaz

there r 7 day in week 7*14/7*38=14/38=7/19

20. Faman39

Thank you so much guys ! :) i got it now

21. PhoenixFire

the question says he ATE 8 ounces at breakfast, 14 at lunch and 16 at dinner during a week. you don't need to multiply by 7 because it states that IN A WEEK he ATE that much. 14 at lunch 38 in total. therefore 14/38, then simplify to get 7/19

22. Fazeelayaz

ok

23. Faman39

But i m still getting wrong when i tried my own to check myself :(

24. Faman39

I m totally stupid

25. PhoenixFire

What are you trying to do that is giving you wrong answer?

26. Faman39

ok

27. Faman39

give me min i will be right back

28. AravindG

am i late ? :P

29. Faman39

No :D

30. Faman39

Ok what i m doing actually which giving me wrong answer?

31. Faman39

I dont know :( what i m doing with it

32. Faman39

i m totally sucks

33. PhoenixFire

Did you not understand what I said earlier?

34. Faman39

Yeah, i think so

35. Faman39

have to divide 14 with 38?

36. Fazeelayaz

well 14/38 = 7/19

37. Faman39

so why i m not getting it ?

38. Fazeelayaz

ok Faman take a deeeeeep breath

39. Fazeelayaz

and then think

40. Faman39

ok, thank you so much for helping so much tolerating me :( i m sorry for troubling

41. Fazeelayaz

the question is simple he's just asking the ratio of grain at lunch to total grains

42. Faman39

got it now :) finally right answer

43. Fazeelayaz

wow u have 164 fans

44. Fazeelayaz

i like ur profile faman

45. Faman39

yeah, thank you :) i love making friends here and talk to the people and study with others and i m ok with biology so far but not good at all in math :)

46. Faman39

Just trying to learn hard to be great

47. Fazeelayaz

ok thanks for ur medal

48. Faman39

I wanted give you both credits for it, this site system is not letting me to do it

49. Faman39

it is totally sucks

50. Fazeelayaz

alright that's ok

51. Faman39

You both tried really hard for me :( thats y

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