# SOLUTION: There are approximately 2 lbs of muscle for every 5 lbs of body weight of a certain animal. For a 140-lb animal, how much of the weight is muscle?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Travel Word Problems Question 536281: There are approximately 2 lbs of muscle for every 5 lbs of body weight of a certain animal. For a 140-lb animal, how much of the weight is muscle?Answer by fcabanski(872)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Use a ratio. Cross multiply. Divide both sides by 5 I provide online tutoring (\$30/hr) and personal problem solving (\$3.50-\$5.50 per problem. Contact me (check the profile "website" which is my email address.