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In a pet shop, there are 3 hamsters for every 2 guinea pigs, and there are 2 giant cloud rats for every 3 guinea pigs. If N is the total number of hamsters, guinea pigs, and giant cloud rats, and N>0, then what is the smallest possible value of ?

 Jan 5, 2021

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First find the ratios of animals. The ratio of hamsters to guinea pigs to rats is 9:6:4.

This is simplified, so all we have to do is add the values.

9+6+4 is 19.

 Jan 6, 2021
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First find the ratios of animals. The ratio of hamsters to guinea pigs to rats is 9:6:4.

This is simplified, so all we have to do is add the values.

9+6+4 is 19.

MooMooooMooM Jan 6, 2021

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