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There are approximately 4 lbsof muscle for every 5 lbs of body weight of a certain animal. For a 125-lb animal, how much of the weight is muscle?

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    Let's use a proportion. Cross multiply and solve for x.

    4/5 = x/125

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    There are approximately 4 lbsof muscle for every 5 lbs of body weight of a certain animal. For a 125-lb animal, how much of the weight is muscle

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