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: 60

Answer

81 pounds of raisins

Work Step by Step

Set up a ratio comparing the amount of raisins and peanuts in the recipe to the amount of raisins and peanuts needed for the fundraiser. Let x be the unknown amount of raisins. 32=x/54⟶ cross multiply 2x=3×54⟶ multiply 2x=162⟶ divide both side by 2 2x÷2=162÷2⟶ simplify x=81
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