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## anonymous 3 years ago A recipe that server 8 calls for 11/2 pounds of ground beef. How many pounds are needed to serve 12?

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Set up a proportion, letting x=pounds needed to serve 12: $\frac{ 11.5 }{ 8 } = \frac{ x }{ 12 }$Now you can solve for x, start by cross multiplying.

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