Posted by Anonymous on Friday, August 7, 2009 at 10:15pm.
There are approximately 4 lbs of muscle for every 5 lbs of body weight of a certain animal. For a 110lb animal, how much of the weight is muscle?
There are ____ lbs of muscle

MAT Algebra  MathMate, Friday, August 7, 2009 at 10:44pm
A proportion problem where A, B and C are known:
if A : B
then
x? : C
Answer:
x = A*C/B
Now for
4 lbs of muscles : 5 lbs of body weight
x lbs of muscles : 110 lbs of body weight
What is x?