Results 1 to 3 of 3

Math Help - proportion problem

  1. #1
    Junior Member
    Joined
    Apr 2008
    Posts
    73

    Unhappy 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?
    Follow Math Help Forum on Facebook and Google+

  2. #2
    MHF Contributor Mathstud28's Avatar
    Joined
    Mar 2008
    From
    Pennsylvania
    Posts
    3,641
    Quote Originally Posted by BeBeMala View Post
    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
    Follow Math Help Forum on Facebook and Google+

  3. #3
    Junior Member
    Joined
    Apr 2008
    Posts
    73

    Question

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

    so the answer is 54.54545454??
    Follow Math Help Forum on Facebook and Google+

Similar Math Help Forum Discussions

  1. [SOLVED] Inverse proportion/Direct proportion question
    Posted in the Statistics Forum
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: September 26th 2011, 08:22 AM
  2. Proportion problem
    Posted in the Algebra Forum
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: August 15th 2011, 07:40 PM
  3. Proportion Problem Help
    Posted in the Algebra Forum
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: March 1st 2011, 08:23 PM
  4. proportion problem
    Posted in the Algebra Forum
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: February 16th 2010, 12:50 AM
  5. Replies: 3
    Last Post: July 6th 2009, 08:25 PM

Search Tags


/mathhelpforum @mathhelpforum