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    Question short money word problem

    Nine blenders cost $200.

    The cost of 21 blenders would cost how much?
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    Quote Originally Posted by shelbylynn View Post
    Nine blenders cost $200.

    The cost of 21 blenders would cost how much?
    Hi shelbylynn,

    Set up a proportion this way:

    \frac{9}{21}=\frac{200}{x}

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    9 blenders is to $200 as 21 blenders is to $x:

    \frac{9}{200}=\frac{21}{x}
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