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    [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
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    Quote Originally Posted by fabxx View Post
    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
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