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anonymous
 one year ago
Written equation I'm unable to get. Please help.
"Mike wants to make meatloaf. His recipe uses a total of 7 pounds of meat" If he uses a 3 to 1 ratio of beef to pork, how much pork will he use? Enter your answer as a mixed number in simplest terms.
anonymous
 one year ago
Written equation I'm unable to get. Please help. "Mike wants to make meatloaf. His recipe uses a total of 7 pounds of meat" If he uses a 3 to 1 ratio of beef to pork, how much pork will he use? Enter your answer as a mixed number in simplest terms.

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butterflydreamer
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1okay, first add 3 + 1 and what do you get?

butterflydreamer
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yes and now what does 7 divide by 4 equal to?

butterflydreamer
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yes and now... do they want it as a fraction or whole number?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0"A mixed number in simplest terms".

butterflydreamer
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1okay, well a mixed number means a WHOLE number and a fraction... So since we have 7/4 = 1.75 We want to change 1.75 to a mixed number... Therefore we know 1 will remain 1 (as a whole number) but what does 0.75 equal to as a fraction?

butterflydreamer
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yes! That's correct :) good job
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