MATH SOLVE

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Q:
# The amount W of water used varies directly with the population 'N' of people. City 'A' has a population of 483,000 people and used 37.6 billion gallons of water in a fiscal year. Find out how many billion gallons of water we would expect City 'B' to use if we know that its population is 150,000W= (?) Billion of gallons of waterType an integer or decimal rounded to the nearest tenth as needed.

Accepted Solution

A:

Set it up as a proportion.

483000/37.6=150000/x

Cross multiply

483000x=5640000

X=11.677

X=11.68

483000/37.6=150000/x

Cross multiply

483000x=5640000

X=11.677

X=11.68