Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0134467795
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-779-5

Chapter 5 - Ratio and Proportion - 5.5 Solving Application Problems with Proportions - 5.5 Exercises - Page 363: 11


You need 10 ounces for 12 servings.

Work Step by Step

$\frac{6\ ounces}{7\ servings} = \frac{x\ ounces}{12\ servings}$ $7x = 6\times12$ $\frac{7x}{7} = \frac{72}{7}$ $x = 10\ ounces$
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