Jim and Holly are making gingerbread men. It takes them both 2 minutes to make 2 gingerbread shapes. At this rate, how many people are needed to make 400 gingerbread men in 400 minutes?

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The amount of gingerbread produce is directlyproportional to the number of people making and the time they work. In equationform

2 ginerbread = k ( 2 person) ( 2 min)

Solve for k = ½


400 gingerbread = (1/2)( x persons)(400 min)

X = 2 persons

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