Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-7 Solving Proportions - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 36

Answer

17.5 pounds

Work Step by Step

Assume that p is the number of pounds of pasta. 514=p49 cross multiply 245=14p divide both sides by 14 245÷14=14p÷14 simplify 17.5=p
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