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Use a proportion to solve the problem.
On Anne's bicycle, the ratio of pedal turns to rear-wheel turns in second gear is 4 to 7. If her rear wheel turns 994 times per mile, how many times does she turn the pedal in one mile? Express your answer as an integer or mixed number.

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  1. 4:7 = x:994
    4/7 = x/994
    x = 4*994/7
    x = 568

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  2. I am so bad with ratios. I understand their pupose, I just don't understand how to solve them. Thank you again.

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  3. Use a proportion to solve the problem.
    On​ Anne's bicycle, the ratio of pedal turns to​ rear-wheel turns in second gear is 4 to 7. If her rear wheel turns 896 times per​ mile, how many times does she turn the pedal in one​ mile?

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