# SOLUTION: Alan washed 60 plates in 30 minutes. It took him 3 minutes to wash 6 plates. Is the number of plates washed in 3 minutes porportional to the total number of plates he washed in 30

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 Question 582758: Alan washed 60 plates in 30 minutes. It took him 3 minutes to wash 6 plates. Is the number of plates washed in 3 minutes porportional to the total number of plates he washed in 30 minutes? Explain?Answer by stanbon(57290)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Alan washed 60 plates in 30 minutes. It took him 3 minutes to wash 6 plates. Is the number of plates washed in 3 minutes porportional to the total number of plates he washed in 30 minutes? Explain? ---- Use "R" to symbolize the relationship. ----- 60/30 R 6/3 --- 2 R 2 ---- From this you can see that R is =. The proportions are equal. ====================================== Cheers, Stan H. ==============