# HELP!!! Math

The weight of an object on Earth varies directly as the weight of the same object on the moon. A 300 pound object would weight 48 pound on the moon. How muchg would a 65 pound object weigh on the moon?

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1. 300/48 = 65/x

Cross multiply and solve for x.

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Ms. Sue

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3. 10.4

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300÷48=6.25
65÷6.24=10.4

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5. 65÷6.25=10.4(correction)

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6. 300=K(48)
K=6.25
E=KM
65=6.25M
M= 10.4

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7. 406.25\ lbs

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8. The weight of an object on Earth varies directly as the weight of the same object on the moon. A 300 pound object would weight 48 pound on the moon. How muchg would a 65 pound object weigh on the moon?

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9. Solving for k:
E=km
300=k(48)
Divide both side by 48
300/48=k(48)/48
Then cancel out
300/48=k
k=6.25

Solving for m:
E:km
Just substitute the given values
65=6.25(m)
65=6.25m
Divide both side by 6.25
65/6.25= 6.25m/6.25
Cancel out
65/6.25=m
10.4

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10. 10.4

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