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A stack of 45 dimes is divided into three piles in the ratio 1/6 : 1/3 : 1/4. How many dimes are in the pile with the least number of dimes?

 Sep 20, 2019

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The ratio 1/6 : 1/3 : 1/4 is also, when you multiply by 12, 2 : 4 : 3.

2+4+3 = 9 and 45 / 9 equals 5. The pile with the least is 5*2 = 10 dimes.

 

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 Sep 20, 2019
 #1
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Best Answer

The ratio 1/6 : 1/3 : 1/4 is also, when you multiply by 12, 2 : 4 : 3.

2+4+3 = 9 and 45 / 9 equals 5. The pile with the least is 5*2 = 10 dimes.

 

You are very welcome!

:P

CoolStuffYT Sep 20, 2019
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Thank you very much, you are the first answer in 41 minutes. Thank yousmiley

GamingKev  Sep 20, 2019

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