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Posted by **Linda** on Tuesday, January 24, 2012 at 12:22pm.

A mixture of nuts has a ratio of 5 parts peanuts to 3 parts cashews. How many ounces of cashews are in a 24 oz mixture?

I am thinking 9 oz., but how do you write a problem to solve this

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, January 24, 2012 at 12:27pmUse a proportion. Cross multiply and solve for x.

3/8 = x/24

8x = 72

x = 9

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