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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?
 2 years ago
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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AriPotta
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1that'll give ye the number of white balls

heyheuhru
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1353115049676:dw

AriPotta
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1353115107314:dw so he's adding 70 white balls

heyheuhru
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1what about the 12 ugh this sucks where did the 80 come from?

AriPotta
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1128(10) = 1280 16(x) = 16x

AriPotta
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so 80  10 = 70. he's adding 70 white balls

heyheuhru
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1why are you subtracting 10 again?

AriPotta
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1because 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

heyheuhru
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I get it now, thank you :)

AriPotta
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1can you find out how many striped ball were added now?

heyheuhru
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1what would the ratio be then? :/

AriPotta
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yup :) good job. and thanks for the testimonial :3

heyheuhru
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yep :P you're awesome

AriPotta
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1they didn't ask for the ratio, though the ratio would be the same as it was before
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