Posted by **Chris** on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 10:31pm.

The lasagna recipe requires two pounds of ground beef for ever six cups of tomato sauce. How much beef is necessary if you only have one cup of tomato sauce?

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**Kyle**, Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 10:37pm
look at 2 pounds as 6/3 pounds, (or 6 portions of 1/3 pound of beef.) Then you have an even number to compare with 6 cups. if you only need 1 cup, then you only need 1/3 pound of beef.

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 10:39pm
One way to solve this is with a proportion. Cross multiply and solve for x.

2/6 = x/1

6x = 2

x = 2/6 = 1/3 pound

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**Chris**, Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 10:47pm
Thank you so much.

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 10:57pm
You're welcome.

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**Brigette**, Monday, December 8, 2014 at 7:58pm
4x4x4x4 what is the value

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