# Calculating proportions in math word problem

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Help me understand this math problem.....

The table shows the weight of the peanuts,walnut,pecans,and almonds that Mario has to make snack bags of mix nuts. He wants to put 8 ounces of mixed nuts in each snack bag. Estimate to determine whether or not Mario has enough mixed nuts for 25 snack bags if Peanuts weigh 4.2 lbs, Walnuts weigh 2.4 lbs, Pecans weigh 0.8 lbs, and almonds weigh 2.7 lbs?

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