OpenStudy (anonymous):

Sally's baked bean recipe calls for 5 pounds of sugar and 20 pounds of dried beans. How many pounds of sugar are needed for a recipe using just 1 pound of dried beans?

3 years ago
OpenStudy (jdoe0001):

\(\begin{array}{ccl} sugar(lbs)&beans(lbs)\\ \hline\\ 5&20\\ x&1 \end{array}\implies \bf \cfrac{5}{x}=\cfrac{20}{1}\)

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

Umm.. so i do 5/20?

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

yes

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

Oh thanks.

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

welcome :)

3 years ago