# math

posted by linda

an object that weighs 234lb on jupiter weighs 100lb on earth. what would an object that weighs 400 lb on jupiter weigh on earth?

1. helper

Set up a ratio
234 : 100 = 400 : x
234/100 = 400/x
cross multiply
234x = 40,000
x = 170.94

2. linda

thank you for helping me

3. helper

You are welcome :)

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