a box of granola weighs 18 ounces a box of corn flakes weighs 7/9 as much as the granola. Do the corn flakes weigh more or less than 18 ounces ? How much do the corn flakes weigh?
the box of corn flakes weighs less than the granola. 7/9 indicates that if the granola was broken up into 9 even parts and the corn flakes were divided into parts of the same size, the corn flakes would only have 7 parts. 18 / 9 = 2 so that means for every part it equals 2 ounces. 7 x 2 = 14 There are 14 ounces of corn flakes.