Posted by kyle on Monday, February 28, 2011 at 8:47pm.
beth has a box of shirts.one half of the shirts are small,2/5 of the shirts are meduim,and 5 shirts are large.how many shirts are in the box?

math  MathMate, Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at 10:41am
Fraction of large shirts
= 1  1/2  2/5
= (1054)/10
= 1/10
Proportions:
1/10 : 5
1 : x
Cross multiply to get
Number of large shirts, x
= 1*5/(1/10)
= 50

math  typo  MathMate, Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at 10:44am
Cross multiply to get
Total number of shirts, x
= 1*5/(1/10)
= 50

math  Mike, Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 7:11pm
Lisa. Has 8 shirts. Onefourth are dress shirts. Onehalf are school shirts. How many are dress shirts? How many shirts are school shirts?
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