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There are approximately 4 lbs of muscle for every 5 lbs of body weight of a certain animal. For a 110-lb animal, how much of the weight is muscle?
There are ____ lbs of muscle

  • MAT Algebra - , 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?

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