A bag contains purple, red and green counters.

For every purple counter there are 9 red counters.

For every 3 red counters there are 5 green ones.

What is the ration of purple counters to green counters?

Give your answer in its simplest form.

Guest Nov 15, 2022

#1**0 **

P==Purple, R == Red, G ==Green

P / R == 1/9,

R / G == 3 / 5, solve for P, G

P == R / 9

G == 5R / 3

**P / G == [R / 9] / [5R / 3] == 1 / 15**

Guest Nov 15, 2022

#2**0 **

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ollysuper Nov 16, 2022