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On a farm the number of cows and the number of sheep are in the tatio 6:5 the number of sheep and the number of pigs are in the ratio 2:1 the total number is 189 how many sheep are there on the farm?

Jan 24, 2020

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Cows / sheep =6 / 5.......................(1)
Sheep / pigs   =2 / 1.......................(2)
Cows + Sheep + Pigs =189............(3)

Use substitutions to get:
Cows =84,  Sheep =70,   Pigs =35

Jan 24, 2020
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On a farm the number of cows and the number of sheep are in the tatio 6:5 the number of sheep and the number of pigs are in the ratio 2:1 the total number is 189 how many sheep are there on the farm?

Jan 24, 2020
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On a farm the number of cows and the number of sheep are in the ratio 6:5 the number of sheep and the number of pigs are in the ratio 2:1 the total number is 189 how many sheep are there on the farm?

Ratio    6 : 5 : 2.5           ( 6 + 5 + 2.5 = 13.5 )

189 / 13.5 = 14

Cows     6 * 14 = 84

Sheep    5 * 14 = 70

Pigs        2.5 * 14 = 35

Jan 25, 2020