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8-17.

If $150$ empty water bottles weigh $4.5$ pounds, what would you expect $90$ empty water bottles to weigh?

Use proportions to solve this problem. Be careful of your labels when setting up the proportion.

Set $x =$ weight of $90$ empty water bottles.