## anonymous one year ago i kind of know its C need 2nd opinion A tire manufacturer took a random sample of 50 tires and found that 3 were defective. In a shipment of 2400 tires, how many could be expected to have defects? A. 6 B. 144 C. 150 D. 2353

1. DanJS

The same ratio...scaled up $\frac{ 3 }{ 50 } = \frac{ x }{ 2400 }$

2. anonymous

so is it C or not?

3. anonymous

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4. anonymous

the greatest help in the world

5. DanJS

cross multiply 2400 * 3 = 50 *x

6. DanJS

divide by 50 x = 144

7. DanJS

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