# If three pies serve 12 people, how many pies are needed to serve 48 people

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by kxeraa

2016-03-29T11:51:09+08:00

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The ratio of the pies to people are
one is to four , then, forty-eight divided by 4 is twelve! it's because the people is the data given.
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2016-03-29T14:03:47+08:00

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Let x be the number of pies needed to serve 48 people:

3 : 12 = x : 48

12x = (3) (48)

12x/12 = 144/12

x = 12

ANSWER:  12 pies are needed to serve 48 people.