# MAT Algebra

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There are approximately 4 lbs of muscle for every 5 lbs of body weight of a certain animal. For a 110-lb animal, how much of the weight is muscle?
There are ____ lbs of muscle

• MAT Algebra -

A proportion problem where A, B and C are known:
if A : B
then
x? : C
x = A*C/B

Now for
4 lbs of muscles : 5 lbs of body weight
x lbs of muscles : 110 lbs of body weight
What is x?

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