# Math Help!!!

Drinking 6 fluid ounces of milk provides 202.5 milligrams of calcium. How many fluid ounces of milk are required to provide 52.5 milligrams of calcium? Round to the nearest tenth.

2.1 fluid ounces

2.3 fluid ounces

1.8 fluid ounces

1.6 fluid ounces

PLZ HELP!

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asked by Agal
1. set up a simple ratio and solve for x

6/202.5 = x/52.5

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posted by Reiny
2. I divided it and it wasent the answer.

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posted by Agal
3. 6/202.5 = x/52.5
202.5x = 6(52.5)
202.5x = 315
x = 315/202.5
= 3150/2025
= 14/9 or 1 5/9 or 1.5555....
take your pick

1.555... rounded to one decimal is 1.6

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posted by Reiny

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