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Posted by **Lilly** on Monday, November 12, 2012 at 2:07pm.

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+(112-X) Striped balls

(!0+x)/(6+(112-x)) = 10/6

(10+X)/(118-x) = 10/6

60 + 6x = 1180-10x

6x + 10x = 1180 - 60 = 1120

16x = 1120

X = 70 White balls added.

112-x = 112-70 = 42 Striped balls added.

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