# math

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

1. Ms. Sue

2. Angel

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

3. Ms. Sue

It's not right.

How many paper clips are in the jar?

4. Ms. Sue

3 + 5 + 6 = 14 total clips in the jar

5. Anonymous

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

6. Kailyn

@Ms.Sue is it 14.3

7. me

yes

8. Anonymous

omg

9. Anonymous

what the heck

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