Chapter 5.1, Problem 30E

### Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085

Chapter
Section

### Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085
Textbook Problem

# If 1 kg equals 2.2 lb, use a proportion to convert 12 pounds to kilograms.

To determine

To find:

The conversion of 12 pounds into kilogram.

Explanation

According to Means-Extremes Property, in a proportion, the product of the means equals the product of the extremes.

Calculation:

It is given that 1kg equals to 2.2 lb (pounds).

Now,â€‰12.2=x12

Apply Means-Extremes Property in

2

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