Posted by **Leina'ala** on Friday, May 27, 2011 at 5:32pm.

There are approximately 4 lbsof muscle for every 5 lbs of body weight of a certain animal. For a 125-lb animal, how much of the weight is muscle?

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, May 27, 2011 at 5:40pm
Let's use a proportion. Cross multiply and solve for x.

4/5 = x/125

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**steve**, Sunday, June 19, 2011 at 4:58pm
There are approximately 4 lbsof muscle for every 5 lbs of body weight of a certain animal. For a 125-lb animal, how much of the weight is muscle

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