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A bag contains 10 white golf balls and 6 striped golf balls. A golfer wants to add 112 golf balls to the bag. He wants the ratio of white to striped golf balls to remain the same. How many of each should he add?
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that'll give ye the number of white balls
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no :/
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204.8?
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or 205 bleh
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so he's adding 70 white balls
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what about the 12 ugh this sucks where did the 80 come from?
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what 12? :/
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1280 i mean
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ohhh
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128(10) = 1280
16(x) = 16x
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1280/16 = 80
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so 80 - 10 = 70. he's adding 70 white balls
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is this making sense?
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why are you subtracting 10 again?
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because x is the total number of white balls AFTER adding. and 10 is the number of white balls already in there. we have to subtract the original from the new
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to see what was added
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I get it now, thank you :)
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can you find out how many striped ball were added now?
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balls*
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hmmm 43?
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wait wait 42!
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what would the ratio be then? :/
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yup :) good job. and thanks for the testimonial :3
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ummm
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yep :P you're awesome
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they didn't ask for the ratio, though the ratio would be the same as it was before
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oops ddmfskgm lol
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lol