Posted by **Angel** on Friday, February 14, 2014 at 7:07pm.

There are 3 red paper clips, 5 yellow paper clips, and 6 silver paper clips in a jar. What is the ratio of the total number of paper clips to the number of red paper clips? 14:3

11:3

3:14

or 3:11

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, February 14, 2014 at 7:14pm
I'll be glad to check your answer.

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**Angel**, Friday, February 14, 2014 at 7:16pm
i got 11:3 but unsure if that's right

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, February 14, 2014 at 7:25pm
It's not right.

How many paper clips are in the jar?

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, February 14, 2014 at 10:11pm
3 + 5 + 6 = 14 total clips in the jar

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**Anonymous**, Friday, January 30, 2015 at 6:41pm
@Ms. Sue so it would be 14:3 right?

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**Kailyn**, Monday, December 19, 2016 at 1:09pm
@Ms.Sue is it 14.3

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