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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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  1. set up a simple ratio and solve for x

    6/202.5 = x/52.5

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  2. I divided it and it wasent the answer.

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  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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  4. The answer is 2.0

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  5. nhdhd

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  6. Its d. 1.6

    Thank me later ;)

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  7. r u sure though?
    :/

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  8. confused.

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  9. The answer is d. 1.6 ounces because that is 1.555 rounded to the nearest hundredth.

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  10. Ok.

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