# Thread: [SOLVED] Ratios

1. ## [SOLVED] Ratios

Hey,

This is on page 843 #16 on the OG Book.

In a mixture of peanuts and cashews, the ratio by weight of peanuts to cashews is 5 to 2. How many pounds of cashews will there be in 4 pounds of this mixture?

Thanks in advance

2. Originally Posted by fabxx
Hey,

This is on page 843 #16 on the OG Book.

In a mixture of peanuts and cashews, the ratio by weight of peanuts to cashews is 5 to 2. How many pounds of cashews will there be in 4 pounds of this mixture?

Thanks in advance
Hi fabxx,

4 pounds of this mixture is represented by 5+2

7 represents 4,..now its easy to calculate how many pound of cashews there will be