If the first dinosaur is 6 of Alisha's footsteps or 9 of Carlos' footsteps, and another dinosaur is x of Alisha's footsteps, how many of Carlos' footsteps will it be?

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- Sep 6th 2010, 07:52 PMfdrhs1984Find Number of Footsteps
If the first dinosaur is 6 of Alisha's footsteps or 9 of Carlos' footsteps, and another dinosaur is x of Alisha's footsteps, how many of Carlos' footsteps will it be?

- Sep 6th 2010, 08:06 PMundefined
- Sep 6th 2010, 08:29 PMfdrhs1984
I don't follow. Can you set up the ratio?

- Sep 6th 2010, 08:42 PMhelloying
Let A be Alisha and C be Carlos.

1st dino:6A or 9C

6A=9C

A=(9/6)(C)

AX=(9/6)(C)(X) - Sep 6th 2010, 09:21 PMundefined
- Sep 7th 2010, 06:19 AMfdrhs1984
Thanks for your effort.

- Sep 7th 2010, 06:20 AMfdrhs1984
Yes, this is the correct answer.