Posted by **Anonymous** on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 10:09pm.

The ratio of red jelly beans to yellow jelly beans in a dish is 3:4. If Greg eats 3 red jelly beans and 6 yellow ones, the ratio is 4:5. How many yellow jelly beans were originally in the dish?

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**Steve**, Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 10:18am
r/y = 3/4

(r-3)/(y-6) = 4/5

r=27 y=36

check:

27/36 = 3/4

24/30 = 4/5

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**brianna**, Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 7:02pm
The ratio of red jelly beans to yellow jelly beans in a dish is 3:4. If Greg eats 3 red jelly beans and 6 yellow ones, the ratio is 4:5. How many yellow jelly beans were originally in the dish?

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