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: 75



Work Step by Step

Since the chef pays $\$125$ for a $25~lb$ pork loin, to get the ratio of cost to pound, we divide the cost by the amount of pork loin. That is, $$\frac{125}{25}=\frac{5}{1}=\$5/lb$$
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