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

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

johnweldon1993
 one year 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 \[x = 2.25\]

GodBlessYou
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1373564662091:dw Got it this time!! :D

mathpapichulo
 one year 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. :)

mathpapichulo
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0serve* mayb* mashpotatoe*

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

GodBlessYou
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ohh ok yummy hahah!! ;D

mathpapichulo
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hahaha yes ! yum!!! :) lol i joke.

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

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

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

GodBlessYou
 one year 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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