Posted by Angel on Friday, February 14, 2014 at 5:23pm.
Emily has 85 books on her bookshelf. Of those books, 20% are mysteries, 18 are adventure stories, and the rest are fantasies. What is the simplified ratio of fantasies to total books on her bookshelf (i got 10:17 ) answers list:35:50
- Math - Ms. Sue, Friday, February 14, 2014 at 5:35pm
The total books = 85
Fantasies = 50
- Math - Angel , Friday, February 14, 2014 at 5:40pm
so its 5:8?
- Math - Ms. Sue, Friday, February 14, 2014 at 5:43pm
- Math - Brady, Friday, February 14, 2014 at 6:04pm
35 = books other than fantasy
50 = number of books that are fantasy
So, the answer is 35:50, and it equals 85.
- Math - Angel - Brady, Friday, February 14, 2014 at 6:10pm
Also, how did you get 5:8?
- Math - Reiny, Friday, February 14, 2014 at 6:14pm
You want the ratio of
fantasies : total books
= 50 : 85
= 10 : 17
you had that.
end of problem
- Math - Angel , Friday, February 14, 2014 at 6:20pm
i took 8 and 5 from 85 and 50 but i couldnt think straight i feel weak
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