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Suppose that 

19

 inches of wire costs 

76

 cents.
At the same rate, how many inches of wire can be bought for 

48

 cents?

 Nov 10, 2021
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You can buy 12 inches of wire for 48 cents.

Explanation:

As 19 inches of wire costs 76 cents

1 inch of wire costs 76/19=4 cents

Hence, for 48 cents,

You can buy 48/4=12 inches of wire.

 Nov 10, 2021
edited by Bloom  Nov 10, 2021

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