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

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johnweldon1993Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
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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GodBlessYouBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I tried that and for some reason it didn't come out right..
 9 months ago

johnweldon1993Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
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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GodBlessYouBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
dw:1373564662091:dw Got it this time!! :D
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mathpapichuloBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
remember to setrve the cvornbread to with the groundf beef yumyyuum or mayeb even mashportaoes. :) hehehehe. :)
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mathpapichuloBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
serve* mayb* mashpotatoe*
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johnweldon1993Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I didn't get 2.5 I got 2.25... hmm someones off here...
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GodBlessYouBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ohh ok yummy hahah!! ;D
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mathpapichuloBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
hahaha yes ! yum!!! :) lol i joke.
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johnweldon1993Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
and you guys are making me hungry! lol
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GodBlessYouBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oops Im sorry it is 2 1/4 1.4=.25 you are right :)
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johnweldon1993Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Ahh perfect! now lets all go eat ground beef, mashies and cornbread XD haha
 9 months ago

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