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calculusxy

  • one year ago

MEDAL!!! The ratio of apples to bananas at a fruit stand is 5 to 4. The ratio of cherries to bananas is 2 to 5. What is the ratio of apples to cherries? A. 5:5 B. 5:2 C. 4:5 D. 25:8 E. 2:1

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  1. campbell_st
    • one year ago
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    Are you sure D is 24: 8 and not 25:8

  2. dan815
    • one year ago
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    5 : 4 , 5:2 app:ban, ban:cherries

  3. dan815
    • one year ago
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    app:ban, ban:cherries 25:20, 20:8 app :cherries 25:8

  4. calculusxy
    • one year ago
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    why did you multiply 5:4, with 5 and 5:2 with 4?

  5. calculusxy
    • one year ago
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    @dan815

  6. dan815
    • one year ago
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    to get same number of bananas in both ratios

  7. dan815
    • one year ago
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    the 2nd ratio is telling how many cherries i get fot 5 bananas not for 4 baanas another way is to just do 5:2 = 5*4/5 : 2*4/5 = 4:8/5 5:4 , 4:8/5 5 apples : 8/5 cherries multiply by 5 so it makes sense

  8. dan815
    • one year ago
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    25:8

  9. dan815
    • one year ago
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    in your mind you're just saying this 5 apples for 4 banans, and for 4 bannas u have 8/5 cherries

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