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The lasagna recipe requires two pounds of ground beef for ever six cups of tomato sauce. How much beef is necessary if you only have one cup of tomato sauce?

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    look at 2 pounds as 6/3 pounds, (or 6 portions of 1/3 pound of beef.) Then you have an even number to compare with 6 cups. if you only need 1 cup, then you only need 1/3 pound of beef.

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    One way to solve this is with a proportion. Cross multiply and solve for x.

    2/6 = x/1

    6x = 2

    x = 2/6 = 1/3 pound

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    Thank you so much.

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    You're welcome.

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    4x4x4x4 what is the value

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