# proportion problem

• Apr 15th 2008, 06:42 PM
BeBeMala
proportion problem
the recommended daily allowance of protein for adult is 0.8 grams for each 2.2 lb of body weight.if you weigh 150 lb,how many grams of protein to nearest tenth should you consume each day?
• Apr 15th 2008, 06:43 PM
Mathstud28
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Originally Posted by BeBeMala
the recommended daily allowance of protein for adult is 0.8 grams for each 2.2 lb of body weight.if you weigh 150 lb,how many grams of protein to nearest tenth should you consume each day?

These are all set up the same $\frac{2.2}{.8}=\frac{150}{x}$ cross mutliply to get x
• Apr 15th 2008, 06:55 PM
BeBeMala
Quote:

Originally Posted by Mathstud28
These are all set up the same $\frac{2.2}{.8}=\frac{150}{x}$ cross mutliply to get x