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The ratio of the number of chocolate cakes to the total number of cakes sold  in a shop was 3:8. \( {1 \over 2}{}{}\) of the remaining cakes in the shop were cheese cakes and the rest were lemon cakes and vanilla cakes in the ratio 2:1. There were 120 more cheese cakes than vanilla cakes in the shop.

(a)     How many chocolate cakes were there?

(b)     All the chocolate cakes were sold at 2 for $5. How much money was collected form selling all the chocolate cakes?

 Aug 18, 2021
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The ratio of the number of chocolate cakes to the total number of cakes sold in a shop was 3:8. 1/2 of the remaining cakes in the shop were cheesecakes and the rest were lemon cakes and vanilla cakes in the ratio of 2:1. There were 120 more cheesecakes than vanilla cakes in the shop.

(a)  How many chocolate cakes were there?

(b)  All the chocolate cakes were sold at 2 for $5. How much money was collected from selling all the chocolate cakes?

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Something's wrong with this question. cheeky

The only connection between chocolate cakes and the rest of the cakes is this:

The ratio of the number of chocolate cakes to the total number of cakes sold in a shop was 3:8. 

 Aug 19, 2021

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