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A bag contains yellow, green, blue, and white marbles in the ratio 4:2:3:8 . If the bag contains 18 green marbles, then how many blue marbles are there?

 Jun 26, 2021

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Green is 2 out of  ( 4+2+3+8) = 2 out of 17         

              18 is to 2/17 as x is to 3/17            ( 3/17 is th eblue portion)

            

18/ ( 2/17)  = x / (3/17) 

 

3/17   *  18 / ( 2/17) = x = 27  blue 

 Jun 26, 2021
 #1
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Best Answer

Green is 2 out of  ( 4+2+3+8) = 2 out of 17         

              18 is to 2/17 as x is to 3/17            ( 3/17 is th eblue portion)

            

18/ ( 2/17)  = x / (3/17) 

 

3/17   *  18 / ( 2/17) = x = 27  blue 

ElectricPavlov Jun 26, 2021

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