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Heather T.

asked • 10/26/15

Proportionality question

Willis has 2 paint supply stores.  Store A sells 2-gallon containers of paint for $58.  Store B sells 2-quart containers of paint for $14.50.  At each store, the cost of paint is in proportional relationship to the amount of paint.  
 
a) Find the constant of proportionality for store A in dollars per quart.
 
b)  which store is a better buy

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Joshua J. answered • 10/26/15

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Justin R. answered • 10/26/15

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