Elementary Geometry for College Students (5th Edition)

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1439047901
ISBN 13: 978-1-43904-790-3

Chapter 5 - Section 5.1 - Ratios, Rates, and Proportions - Exercises: 28


5.4 kg

Work Step by Step

Step 1-Set up your proportion: $\frac{1 kg}{2.2 lb}$=$\frac{x}{12 lb}$ Step 2-Find out how many times 2.2 lb goes into 12 lb which is 12$\div$2.2$\approx$5.4. Step 3: Whatever you do to the bottom, you have to do the same to the top. Multiply 1$\times$5.4 get 5.4. Step 5: Label your answer (5.4 kg)
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