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The ratio of blue to red cars in the parking lot is 3 to 5. If there were 60 red cars how many blue cars would there be?
A.50
B.40
C.38
D.36
How do you solve it

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    A:50

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    Harley is incorrect.

    Set up a proportion, cross multiply, and solve for x.

    3/5 = x/60

    5x = 180

    x = 36

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    Thank you Ms.Sue

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    You're welcome, Jerald.

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