## Elementary Geometry for College Students (5th Edition)

Published by Brooks Cole

# Chapter 5 - Section 5.1 - Ratios, Rates, and Proportions - Exercises - Page 227: 28

#### Answer

5.$\overline{45}$

#### Work Step by Step

1 kg / 2.2 lbs = x kg / 12 lbs Multiply both sides by 12 lbs 12 lbs / 2.2 lbs per kg = x kg 12 $\div$ 2.2 = 5.$\overline{45}$

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