Posted by Francine on Sunday, September 25, 2011 at 9:51pm.
The number of kilograms of water in the human body varies dirctly as the mass of the body. An 84kg person contains 64kg of water. How many kg of water is in a 63kg person?

College Algebra 2  Reiny, Sunday, September 25, 2011 at 10:28pm
water = k(mass) , where k is a constant
given water = 64 kg when mass = 84 kg
64 = k(84)
k = 64/84 = 16/21
water = (16/21)(mass)
when mass = 63
water = (16/21)(63) = 48 kg

College Algebra 2  Stop, Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 6:00pm
80.try doing it. It easy

College Algebra 2  Rox, Thursday, November 5, 2015 at 7:35am
The number of kilograms W of water in a human varies directly to the mass of the body. A 96_kg person contains 64 kg of water. How many kilograms of water are in a 60_kg person?
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