# SOLUTION: a charge of 3 tons of iron ore yields 2 tons of pig iron. What must the charge of ore be to obtain 86 tons of pig iron?

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 Question 635140: a charge of 3 tons of iron ore yields 2 tons of pig iron. What must the charge of ore be to obtain 86 tons of pig iron?Answer by ewatrrr(10682)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! ``` Hi, a charge of 3 tons of iron ore yields 2 tons of pig iron. What must the charge of ore be to obtain 86 tons of pig iron? Inquiry Sets Up the proportion: |Cross Multiply to solve for x ```