Yellow and pink yarn balls are sold in either Package $A$ or Package $B$. Each package contains the same number of yarn balls.

The ratio between the numbers of yellow and pink yarn balls in Package $A$ is $2:3.$

The ratio between the numbers of yellow and pink yarn balls in Package $B$ is $3:4.$

The ratio between the numbers of Package $A$ and Package $B$ in the store is $4:5.$

What is the ratio between the numbers of yellow and pink yarn balls in all these packages combined?

Guest Oct 21, 2020

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Here is my attempt at your question:

p/y =2/3

2/5 * N =2/5N pink

3/5 * N =3/5N yellow

p/y = 3/4

3/7 * N =3/7N pink

4/7 * N =4/7N yellow

4/9 * M =4/9M packages A

5/9 * M =5/9M packages B

(4/9M * 2/5N) + (4/9M * 3/7N) =116 / 315NM

(5/(9M) * 3/(5N)) + (5/(9M) * 4/(7N)) =41 / 63NM

116 / (315NM) / 41 / (63NM) =7308 / 12915

**Total Ratio of: Pink yarn balls / Yellow yarn balls 7308 / 12915 = 116 / 205**

Guest Oct 21, 2020