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?
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