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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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