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A catalog company sells two styles of kitchen towels, plain and stiped. In order to have the correct numbers of each style in stock, the purchasing department studied recent orders. These orders showed that the ratio of plain towels to total towels sold was 2:3. They also showed that 1,500 plain towels were sold. How many striped towels were sold?

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750

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kkk thanks? i don't see how to do it tohugh.................................. though* ...........................................

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