Posted by **Anonymous** on Tuesday, August 3, 2010 at 11:44pm.

It is known that making 1 lb of honey requires 20000 trips by bees to flowers to gather nectar how many pounds of honey would 35000 trips produce?

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**Larry**, Wednesday, August 4, 2010 at 2:57am
35000 trips produce 1.75 lb of honey

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**PsyDAG**, Wednesday, August 4, 2010 at 12:19pm
Larry gave the answer; here is the process.

1/20000 = x/35000

or

1/20 = x/35

Either way, solve for x.

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