Posted by Lilly on Monday, November 12, 2012 at 2:07pm.
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A bag contains 10 white golf balls and 6 striped golf balls. A golfer wants to add 112 golf balls to the bag. He wants the ratio of white to striped golf balls to remain the same. How many of each should he add?

Algebra  Henry, Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 8:19pm
(10+X) White balls.
6+(112X) Striped balls
(!0+x)/(6+(112x)) = 10/6
(10+X)/(118x) = 10/6
60 + 6x = 118010x
6x + 10x = 1180  60 = 1120
16x = 1120
X = 70 White balls added.
112x = 11270 = 42 Striped balls added.

Algebra  Ally, Friday, December 9, 2016 at 11:35am
(10+X) White balls.
6+(112X) Striped balls
(!0+x)/(6+(112x)) = 10/6
(10+X)/(118x) = 10/6
60 + 6x = 118010x
6x + 10x = 1180  60 = 1120
16x = 1120
X = 70 White balls added.
112x = 11270 = 42 Striped balls added.
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