Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-1 Solving One-Step Equations - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 78

Answer

$$x=2$$

Work Step by Step

let u = uncooked rice in pounds, and c = cooked rice in pounds $$\frac{\frac{4}{13}u}{1c}=\frac{x}{6.5c}$$ cross multiply: $$\frac{6.5\times4}{13}=x\times1$$ $$x= \frac{26}{13}= 2$$
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