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7-6.
1. Use proportional reasoning to solve each of the problems below. Homework Help ✎

1. At the zoo, three adult lions eat 250 pounds of food a day. If two more adult lions joined the group, how much food would the zoo need to provide each day?

2. Byron can read 45 pages in an hour. How long will it take him to read the new 700-page Terry Cotter book?

Write a proportion comparing the number of lions and the pounds of food a day.

$\frac{3}{250} = \frac{5}{x}$

Write a proportion comparing the number of pages and time (in hours).