GodBlessYou
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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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'

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

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
\[x = 2.25\]

GodBlessYou
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Got it this time!! :D

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

GodBlessYou
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Thank you! :D

mathpapichulo
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serve* mayb* mashpotatoe*

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

GodBlessYou
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ohh ok yummy hahah!! ;D

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

johnweldon1993
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and you guys are making me hungry! lol

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

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

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

GodBlessYou
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hahahahah! xD

mathpapichulo
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hahahaha! :)