# Math Help - proportion problem

1. ## 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?

2. 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

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