posted by Dell on .
Mary bought some peppers and apples at the farmer's market. 2/3 of the peppers and 3/4 of the apples were red. the number of red peppers and red apples were the same. if mary bought 27 peppers how many apples did dhe buy?
She bought 27 peppers and 2/3 of those or 18 were red
(3/4) apples = 18
apples = 24
She bought 24 apples of which 18 were red
(2/3) of 27 = 18 red peppers
(3/4)(24) = 18 red apples