## Answer :

20% -----------------27

100% --------------x

crossmultiply now

20*x=100*27 /:20

x=2700:20

x=135 miles/hour

Similar situation

60% --------------24

100% -------------x

crossmultiply

60*x=100*24

60x=2400 /:60

x=40 - its the answer

1. The fastest speed recorded for a runner is 27 miles per hour. This is 20% of the fastest speed for a water skier. Find the record for a water skier.

____Mph

2. Bowsers dog food is 60% meat. If Bowser needs 24 oz of meat each week, how many ounces of dog food should he eat? ____oz

20% -----------------27

100% --------------x

crossmultiply now

20*x=100*27 /:20

x=2700:20

x=135 miles/hour

Similar situation

60% --------------24

100% -------------x

crossmultiply

60*x=100*24

60x=2400 /:60

x=40 - its the answer