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9-50.

Two employees of Frontier Fence Company can install $100$ feet of fence in two days.

1. What is the unit rate for one employee?

Create an expression by setting up a fraction with the given information.

$\text{rate}=\frac{\text{fencing per day}}{\text{number of people}}=\frac{\frac{100}{2}}{2}$

$25$ feet of fence per day per employee

2. Write a proportion to show the relationship between this rate and $150$ feet of fence.

Use the ratio from part (a) to help set up the proportion.

3. At this same rate, how many employees are needed to install $150$ feet of fence in one day?

Solve for the unknown in the proportion from part (b).

$6$ employees