# SOLUTION: Butler County recorded 8 3/4 inches of rain during the past 5 months. If this trend continues, how many inches of rain will fall in the next 2 months?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Miscellaneous Word Problems Question 79153: Butler County recorded 8 3/4 inches of rain during the past 5 months. If this trend continues, how many inches of rain will fall in the next 2 months? Answer by checkley75(3666)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!8.75/5=x/2 cross multiply 5x=8.75*2 5x=17.5 x=17.5/5 x=3.5 inches of rain is expected in the next 2 months at the current trend.