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posted by Angel
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

Ms. Sue
I'll be glad to check your answer.

Angel
i got 11:3 but unsure if that's right

Ms. Sue
It's not right.
How many paper clips are in the jar? 
Ms. Sue
3 + 5 + 6 = 14 total clips in the jar

Anonymous
@Ms. Sue so it would be 14:3 right?

Kailyn
@Ms.Sue is it 14.3

me
yes

Anonymous
omg

Anonymous
what the heck
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