Posted by **cori** on Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 12:03am.

The weight M of an object on Mars varies directly as its weighton earth. A person who weighs 95 lb on earth weighs 38 lbs on Mars. How much would a 100 lb person weigh on Mars?

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**Steve**, Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 12:10am
the ratio is 38/95

so, 100 * 38/95 = 40

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**lula**, Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 3:30pm
You could also divide and find the unit rate. Then multiply that answer by 100 to find the answer.

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