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Unit 41 Word Problems Using Ratios, Rates, and Proportions
|Instructions: Solve these problems using the procedures outlined on page 112.
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|1) New York and Los Angeles are separated by 8.8 inches on a map. 1.1 inches
on the map represents 350 miles. How long would it take to fly from New York to
Los Angeles traveling at 500 miles per hour?
|2) Carmen drove 60 miles per hour for 5 hours. On average, her car uses one
gallon of gas for every 24 miles traveled. Gas costs $1.10 per gallon. How much
did she pay for the gas used during the trip?
|3) Five pounds of hamburger can feed 25 people.
Tony bought enough
hamburger at $1.79 per pound to feed 35 people. He paid with $20.00. How much
change did he receive?
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