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The jelly junior high school color is made by mixing red paint to yellow is 3 to 5, How much red paint should be mixed with 20 oz of yellow?

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Cross multiply and solve for x.

3/5 = x/20

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6 ounces

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3/5=x/20
5x=20x3
5x=60
x=60/5
x=12

12 ounces:)

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12 oz.

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Don't know if makes to much sense but
the 5 to 3 part which 5-3 is 2 and 3*2 is 6 that's how i got my answer
5 to 3
5-3=2
3*2=6

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i got 20 oz.

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is it 12 or 20 i got both in two difffrent ways

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