Ratio of apples to oranges is 4:6. Ratio of oranges to pear is 8:1. Total fruits 172. How many each?
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I tried my level best, I couldn't get to the bottom of it.Anyway, thanks for your advice!!
if there are 4 oranges for every 6 apples, then there are also 16 apples for every 24 oranges. There are also 24 oranges for every three pears.We know if we have 16 apples then we have 24 oranges and 3 pears.This is a total of 43 total fruits which must be divided into 172. This is 4.We have 4 x 16 apples=64We have 4 x 24 oranges=96We have 4 x 3 pears= 1264 to 96 is the same as 4 to 6and 96 to 12 is the same as 8 to 1Everything checks
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