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The ratio of the number of students who take trumpet lessons to clarinet lessons is 6:5. The ratio of the number of students who take piano lessons to trumpet lessons is 8:3. Ten students take clarinet lessons.

a) How many students take trumpet lessons? 

b) How many students take piano lessons?

 Apr 3, 2021
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a) 12 students

b) 32 students

 Apr 3, 2021
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If 10 students play the clarinet, and the ratio of trumpet to clarinet is 6/5. 

That means t/10 = 6/5 if t is number of trumpets. 

 

t/10 = 6/5

60 = 5t

t = 12. 

 

Try using the same logic for part b. :))

 

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 Apr 3, 2021

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