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At the store, 6 pencils sell for $.99. At this rate what is the cost of 16 pencils?

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    How do YOU think you should solve this?

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    i don't know its confuses me

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    Set up a proportion like I showed you a few minutes ago.

    http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1289766842

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    9.9/6 = x/16

    or how would i writea proportion for that?

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    Almost right.

    0.99/6 = x/16

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