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# Solve the proportion: It takes 7 tomatillos to make 12 ounces of enchilada sauce. How many tomatillos does it take to make 18 ounces of enchilada sauce?

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It would take 10 and half tomatillos to make 18 ounces of enchilada sauce.Step-by-step explanation:No. of tomatillos = 7Quantity of sauce made = 12 ouncesRatio of tomatillos to sauce = 7:12Quantity of sauce to made = 18 ouncesNo. of tomatillos used = xNew ratio of tomatillos to sauce = x:18Using proportionRatio of tomatillos to sauce :: New ratio of tomatillos to sauce[tex]7:12::x:18[/tex]Product of mean = Product of extreme[tex]12*x=7*18\\12x=126\\[/tex]Dividing both sides by 12[tex]\frac{12x}{12}=\frac{126}{12}\\x=10.5\ tomatillos[/tex]It would take 10 and half tomatillos to make 18 ounces of enchilada sauce.Keywords: ratio, proportionLearn more about ratios at:brainly.com/question/3799248brainly.com/question/3950386#LearnwithBrainly