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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? Homework Help ✎

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

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