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Use proportional reasoning to 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?

    Use proportions to set up the problem.

  2. Ten calculators cost . How much would cost? ? ?

    Use proportions to set up the problem.

    Multiply by a fraction equal to in order to make the equivalent proportions have exactly similar numbers.

    Solve for by multiplying by .

  3. Tickets to home baseball games would cost . How much would it cost to get tickets for all home games? How many games could you go to for ?

    Use the strategy seen in part (a).