Scan QR code or get instant email to install app

Skip to content
#
If 17 dollars is equivalent to 266 Egyptian Pounds, how many Pounds would you get with 121 dollars?

### Related Information

Question:

A
1,893.3

explanation

Step 1: Interpret the Problem and Set Up a Proportion

In this problem, we know that $17 is equivalent to 266 Egyptian Pounds. We are trying to find the number of pounds that could be obtained with $121 at the same exchange rate.

When we set up the proportion, the units must match. Since we are dealing with dollars per pound, dollars will be in the numerator and pounds will be in the denominator.

Let X be the number of pounds that is equivalent to 121 dollars.

So we have:

$17 ⇒ $121

266 pounds ⇒ X pounds

17/266 = 121/X

Step 2: Cross Multiply & Solve the Equation

To find the X, we multiply one denominator by the opposite numerator.

(17 × X) = (121 × 266)

This gets simplified to:

17 X = 32,186

Now we can solve for X:

17X/17 = 32,186/17

32,186 ÷ 17 = 1,893.3

X = 1,893.3

$121 can buy 1,893.3 Egyptian Pounds.

Take more free practice tests for other TEAS topics with our free practice teas tests now!

Comments

Anacaona Shipping

2 years ago

The best one

Michele Mamula

2 years ago

I would like an add free version, otherwise the app is wonderful so far

Schuyler Joel

2 years ago

Awesome