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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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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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dw:1353114973131:dw
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AriPottaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
that'll give ye the number of white balls
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dw:1353115049676:dw
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AriPottaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1353115107314:dw so he's adding 70 white balls
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heyheuhruBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
what about the 12 ugh this sucks where did the 80 come from?
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dw:1353115263887:dw
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AriPottaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
128(10) = 1280 16(x) = 16x
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AriPottaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so 80  10 = 70. he's adding 70 white balls
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is this making sense?
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heyheuhruBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
why are you subtracting 10 again?
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AriPottaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
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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AriPottaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
to see what was added
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heyheuhruBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I get it now, thank you :)
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AriPottaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
can you find out how many striped ball were added now?
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heyheuhruBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
what would the ratio be then? :/
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AriPottaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yup :) good job. and thanks for the testimonial :3
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heyheuhruBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yep :P you're awesome
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AriPottaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
they didn't ask for the ratio, though the ratio would be the same as it was before
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