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MarleneBassler
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At a refinery, 100,000 tons of sand are required to produce each 60,000 barrels of a tarry material. How many tons of sand are required to produce 3,000 barrels of this tarry material?

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roxxi

[latex]\frac{100000}{60000}=\frac{x}{3000}[/latex] [latex]60000x=300000000[/latex] [latex]\frac{60000x}{60000}=\frac{300000000}{60000}[/latex] [latex]x=5000[/latex]

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