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sidmanfu

  • 4 years ago

If Baycrest Car Dealership sells 5 silver cars for every 2 red ones, how many silver cars did they sell last year if they sold 50 red cars?

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  1. GT
    • 4 years ago
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    5/2 = x/50 => x = 250/2 = 125

  2. sidmanfu
    • 4 years ago
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    thanks

  3. GT
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    Medal? :)

  4. sidmanfu
    • 4 years ago
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    but how did you get that answer??

  5. GT
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    Well, it says for every 5 silver cars, 2 red cars are sold. So, the ratio of silver to red must always be 5/2. If 50 red cars were sold, then 5/2 times silver cars must have been sold. 50 * 5/2 = 125

  6. sidmanfu
    • 4 years ago
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    okay thanks

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