## Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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# Chapter 5 - Ratio and Proportion - 5.2 Rates - 5.2 Exercises - Page 343: 11

#### Answer

$\frac{5 pounds}{4 people}$

#### Work Step by Step

7.5 pounds for 6 people $\frac{7.5 pounds}{6 people}$ = $\frac{7.5 pounds ÷1.5}{6 people ÷1.5}$ = $\frac{5 pounds}{4 people}$

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