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## anonymous 3 years ago A certain drug is made from only two ingredients: compound A and compound B. There are 3 milliliters of compound A used for every 2 milliliters of compound B. If a chemist wants to make 490 milliliters of the drug, how many milliliters of compound A are needed?

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1. anonymous

for every 5 ml you get 3 ml of A and 2 of B divide 490 by 5, what do you get?

2. anonymous

98

3. anonymous

ok so $$98\times 3$$ of compound A and $$98\times 2$$ of compound B

4. anonymous

what u mean

5. anonymous

do i multiply those to get my answer

6. anonymous

yes

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