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A recipe that serves 8 calls for 1 1/2 pounds of ground beef. How many pounds are needed to serve 12?

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  1. johnweldon1993
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    Hmm well we can set up a proportion \[\frac{ 8 }{ 1.5 } = \frac{ 12 }{ x }\] Cross multiply and solve for 'x'

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  2. GodBlessYou
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    I tried that and for some reason it didn't come out right..

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  3. johnweldon1993
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    So lets see.... 8 times x = 8x 12 times 1.5 = 18 so we have \[8x = 18\] Now we divide both sides by 8 to solve for 'x' and we get \[x = 2.25\]

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  4. GodBlessYou
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    |dw:1373564662091:dw| Got it this time!! :D

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  5. mathpapichulo
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    remember to setrve the cvornbread to with the groundf beef yumyyuum or mayeb even mashportaoes. :) hehehehe. :)

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  6. GodBlessYou
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    Thank you! :D

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  7. mathpapichulo
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    serve* mayb* mashpotatoe*

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  8. johnweldon1993
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    I didn't get 2.5 I got 2.25... hmm someones off here...

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  9. GodBlessYou
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    ohh ok yummy hahah!! ;D

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  10. mathpapichulo
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    hahaha yes ! yum!!! :) lol i joke.

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  11. johnweldon1993
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    and you guys are making me hungry! lol

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  12. GodBlessYou
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    oops Im sorry it is 2 1/4 1.4=.25 you are right :)

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  13. johnweldon1993
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    Ahh perfect! now lets all go eat ground beef, mashies and cornbread XD haha

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  14. GodBlessYou
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    That is funny haha! Yeah now I am hungry too!! It would be nice if it was Thanksgiving! haha! :D

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  15. GodBlessYou
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    hahahahah! xD

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  16. mathpapichulo
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    hahahaha! :)

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