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 365: 31


The 210 pound person would burn 311 calories.

Work Step by Step

$\frac{222\ calories}{150 lb} = \frac{x\ calories}{210 lb}$ $150x = 222\times210$ $\frac{150x}{150} = \frac{46620}{150}$ $x = 311$
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