Posted by **Grace** on Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 10:03pm.

Can someone please help me? I don't know how to work this out, and my friends don't either.

Eight hot dogs and ten buns come in separate packages.

a. Is the number of hot dog packages proportional to the number of hot dogs? Explain.

b. Is the number of hot dogs per package proportional to the number of buns per package? Explain.

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**Steve**, Monday, October 29, 2012 at 1:08am
if you have p packages of each,

d = 8p

b = 10p

The number of dogs (d) is proportional to the number of packages. p = d/8.

d/b = 8/10 = 4/5

So, the number of dogs per package is proportional to the number of buns per package.

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