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posted by Lisa .
A U.S. nickel contains 3 ounces of copper for every
ounce of nickel. How much nickel is required for
14 pounds of copper? (if someone could explain to me what to do) Thanks

Let x = lbs. nickel
1/3 = x/14
Solve for x.
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