# algebra

It is known that making 1 lb of honey requires 20000 trips by bees to flowers to gather nectar how many pounds of honey would 35000 trips produce?

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1. 35000 trips produce 1.75 lb of honey

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posted by Larry
2. Larry gave the answer; here is the process.

1/20000 = x/35000

or

1/20 = x/35

Either way, solve for x.

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posted by PsyDAG

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