A caterer knows that 8 heads of lettuce are needed to make

dinner salads for 35 people.

How many heads of lettuce are needed for a party of 140

people?

Identify the variable, write a proportion and solve it to answer the

question.

dinner salads for 35 people.

How many heads of lettuce are needed for a party of 140

people?

Identify the variable, write a proportion and solve it to answer the

question.

ok so 8 heads of lettuce= 35 people x heads of lettuce = 140 people so 140/35= 4 so 8 x 4 equalsssssssss 32. so 32 heads of lettuce for 140 people