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Solve the following problems.

  1. 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 .


  2. 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.