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At the greenhouse where you work you need to make soil and vermiculite mixtures for potting plants. Flowering
bushes need a mixture of 70% soil and 30% vermiculite by volume. About how many buckets of vermiculite should
you add to 5 buckets of soil?

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    Cross multiply and solve for x.

    70/30 = 5/x

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    2

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    11.5

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