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?

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

algebra  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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