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: 76



Work Step by Step

To get the ratio of $lb/person$ we divide the amount of potatoes by the number of people. That is, $$\frac{18}{42}=\frac{3}{7}~lb/person$$.
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