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9.12: Fruit Confusion Extra for Experts

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Extra for Experts: Fruit Confusion – Reason Proportionally


  1. \begin{align*}10; \frac{3\ pounds}{\$ 0.90} = \frac{4\ pounds}{x \ dollars}\end{align*}10;3 pounds$0.90=4 poundsx dollars, so \begin{align*}x\end{align*}x is \begin{align*}\$1.20\end{align*}$1.20, and \begin{align*}\$1.20 \div \$0.12\end{align*}$1.20÷$0.12 is 10.
  2. \begin{align*}21; \frac{4\ pounds}{\$ 5.04} = \frac{5\ pounds}{x \ dollars}\end{align*}21;4 pounds$5.04=5 poundsx dollars, so \begin{align*}x = \$6.30\end{align*}x=$6.30, and \begin{align*}\$6.30 \div \$0.30 = 21\end{align*}$6.30÷$0.30=21

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