anonymous
  • anonymous
Write a proportion that could be used to solve for each variable. Then solve 60 pens in 25 boxes 12 pens in y boxes
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anonymous
  • anonymous
pens over boxes equals pens over boxes \[\frac{60}{25}=\frac{12}{y}\] or boxes over pens equal boxes over pens \[\frac{25}{60}=\frac{y}{12}\] or boxes over boxes equals pens over pens \[\frac{y}{25}=\frac{12}{60}\]
anonymous
  • anonymous
doesn't matter what ratio you use, you get the same answer \[y=\frac{25\times 12}{60}\]

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