# SOLUTION: Quartz crystals are being sold by weight for 18 1/2 cents per gram. What is the cost of a crystal weighing 44 grams?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Percentage-and-ratio-word-problems Question 552610: Quartz crystals are being sold by weight for 18 1/2 cents per gram. What is the cost of a crystal weighing 44 grams? Answer by stanbon(57337)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Quartz crystals are being sold by weight for 18 1/2 cents per gram. What is the cost of a crystal weighing 44 grams? ---- Use a proportion: ------ x/44 = [18 1/2]/1 --- x = 44[37/2] --- x = 22[37] --- x = 814 cents = \$8.14 ========================= Cheers, Stan H.