Harlen Pritchard

2021-08-15

To use the concept of proportion to make the given conversion.

Given information: To convert 146.4 ounces to pounds.

Given information: To convert 146.4 ounces to pounds.

mhalmantus

Skilled2021-08-16Added 105 answers

Calculation:

As we know that from the definition, a mathematical equation signifying equality of two ratios is called a proportion. Proportion is used when three quantities are known and fourth quantity is unknown. We can use equality of two ratios for finding the fourth unknown quantity. For example:

As we know that 1 pounds

So, we can write in the form of ratio as

Let us suppose x pounds

So, we can write in the form of ratio as

As per the definition of proportion both ratio should be equal. i.e.

Applying cross multiplication.

Hence, we can say that 9.15 pounds

Jeffrey Jordon

Expert2021-12-20Added 2575 answers

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