Algebra

Jorge took a trip to Mexico.Upon leaving he decided to convert all of his pesos back into dollars.How many dollars did he receive if he exchanged 42.7 pesos a rate of $5.30 = 11.1 prsos?

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  1. 5.30/11.1 = x/42.7

    11.1x = 226.31

    x = $20.39

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    Ms. Sue
  2. But is that right for algebra 1? Just wondering

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  3. I've been using proportions since 8th grade.

    Another way to figure this problem is this:

    5.30/11.1 = $0.477 per peso

    0.477 * 42.7 = $20.39

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  4. Thanks !

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  5. Zoe? Victor? Anyway, you two are welcome.

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    Ms. Sue
  6. my beother is victor

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  7. i mean zoe is my sis

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