Solve the following problems.
A typical small bag of colored candies has about
candies in it, of which are blue. At this rate, how many blue candies would you expect in a pile of colored candies?
Try constructing a proportion to solve this problem. What portion of
is ? Your answer should be this same portion of . candies
Ten calculators cost
. How much would cost? ? ?
As in part (a), you can set up
different proportions to answer the parts of this question. Or you could find the cost of a single calculator and use this to find the price of , , and calculators.