Algebra 1

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

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. $\frac{5}{14}=\frac{p}{49}$ cross multiply $245=14p$ divide both sides by 14 $245\div14=14p\div14$ simplify $17.5=p$
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