Elementary Technical Mathematics

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1285199197
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-919-1

Chapter 7 - Section 7.1 - Ratio - Exercises - Page 271: 60


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Work Step by Step

To find the feed to weight gain ratio, first convert the amount of feed to pounds. $5\ tons\times\frac{2000\ lbs}{1\ ton}=10,000\ lbs$ feed to weight gain = $10000\ to\ 5000=\frac{10000}{5000}=\frac{10000\div5000}{5000\div5000}=\frac{2}{1}$
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