Jordan and Ellen recycle cans. Jordan recycles 7 cans for every 12 cans Ellen recycles. Last week, Jordanrecycled 42 cans.What number, c, can be multiplied by 12 to determine the number of cans Ellen recycled last week? How many· total cans did Jordan and Ellen recycle last week?

Accepted Solution

Answer:c=6 They sold a total of 114 cansStep-by-step explanation: The ratio is 7:12, so last week, he sold 42 cans, meaning that you need to divide 42 by to get 6 in order to figure out the amount Ellen sold last week. Then do 6 times 12 to get 72 cans sold for Ellen. Add 72 to 42 to get 114 cans sold in total.