# algebra

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Use a proportion

Fast food. If four out of five doctors prefer fast food,
then at a convention of 445 doctors, how many prefer fast
food?

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4/5=x/445 i belive you can solve this

• algebra -

5x=1780 (4x445)
1780/5
x=356

checking to see if I completed right.

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Yes

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