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anonymous
 2 years ago
A recipe that serves 8 calls for 1 1/2
pounds of ground beef. How many
pounds are needed to serve 12?
anonymous
 2 years ago
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
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Hmm well we can set up a proportion \[\frac{ 8 }{ 1.5 } = \frac{ 12 }{ x }\] Cross multiply and solve for 'x'

anonymous
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I tried that and for some reason it didn't come out right..

johnweldon1993
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So 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 \[x = 2.25\]

anonymous
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1373564662091:dw Got it this time!! :D

anonymous
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0remember to setrve the cvornbread to with the groundf beef yumyyuum or mayeb even mashportaoes. :) hehehehe. :)

anonymous
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0serve* mayb* mashpotatoe*

johnweldon1993
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I didn't get 2.5 I got 2.25... hmm someones off here...

anonymous
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ohh ok yummy hahah!! ;D

anonymous
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hahaha yes ! yum!!! :) lol i joke.

johnweldon1993
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1and you guys are making me hungry! lol

anonymous
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oops Im sorry it is 2 1/4 1.4=.25 you are right :)

johnweldon1993
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Ahh perfect! now lets all go eat ground beef, mashies and cornbread XD haha

anonymous
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That is funny haha! Yeah now I am hungry too!! It would be nice if it was Thanksgiving! haha! :D
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