## anonymous one year ago Will Medal And Fan Best Answer!! I need explanation AND answer! Suppose that 12 inches of wire costs 48 cents. At the same rate, how many inches of wire can be bought for 28 cents?

1. anonymous

$\large \sf 12 \times cost~per~inch~=~48$ So what is the cost per inch?

2. anonymous

48 / 12 = 4 Cost per inch is 4 cents

3. anonymous

4. anonymous

28 / 4 = 7 7 inches can be bought

5. anonymous

7 inches lol