General instructions for #6 - #10:
Please include the following in your work on each word problem:
a) A statement defining any unknown quantities in the problem in terms of variables.
b) An equation involving the variable(s) corresponding to the information given in the problem.
c) A complete solution to the equation, showing all work.
d) A complete answer to the question asked, including appropriate units.
The number of kilograms of water in a person’s body varies directly as the person’s mass.
person with a mass of 90 kg contains 60 kg of water.
How many kilograms of water are in a
person with a mass of 50 kg?