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if we need 5 oranges to make 3 small glasses of orange juice, how many small glasses of juice can we make with 100 oranges?

please explain how to get the answer in terms i can understand

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    60

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    5 3
    -- * --
    100 x

    5x=300

    x=60

    1. put 5 over 100, oranges over oranges. And 3 over X. glasses over glasses

    2. cross multiply, 5*x and 100*3

    3. divide both sides of the equation by 5 to get x by it's self.

    4. X=60, you can make 60 glasses with 100 oranges

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