MATH

john mixed 3/4 liter of yellow paint with 1 1/4 liters of red paint to make 2 liters of orange paint.
. He needed more orange paint.

. To make a new batch of orange paint, he used exactly 1 liter of red paint.

Using the same ratio, how many liters of yellow paint should john use to make the new batch of orange paint?

  1. 👍 1
  2. 👎 1
  3. 👁 1,035
  1. yellow : red
    = (3/4) : (5/4)
    = 3 : 5

    y:1 = 3:5
    y/1 = 3/5
    y = 3/5

    He needs 3/5 L of red

    check:
    (3/5) : 1
    = 3 : 5, the ratio as needed

    1. 👍 2
    2. 👎 2
  2. .6

    1. 👍 1
    2. 👎 0
  3. 167

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0
  4. LOL

    1. 👍 1
    2. 👎 1
  5. Even though I am in algebra 1 this still confused me

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 1
  6. it is 0.6

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0
  7. Why tho

    1. 👍 1
    2. 👎 0

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. Math

    A HOUSE-PAINTER MIXED 5 GALLONS OF BLUE PAINT WITH EVERY 9 GALLONS OF YELLOW PAINT IN ORDER TO MAKE A GREEN PAINT.WHICH RATIO OF GALLONS OF BLUE PAINT TO GALLONS OF YELLOW PAINT WILL MAKE THE SAME SHADE OF GREEN PAINT?

  2. decimals

    Mark wants to paint a mural. He has 1 1/3 gallons of yellow paint, 1 1/4 green paint, and 7/8 gallon of blue paint. mark plans to use 3/4 gallon of each paint color. How many gallons of paint will he have left after painting the

  3. Math

    For a certain shade of pink paint, the ratio of white paint to red paint is 5 to 2. Explain how to use the strip diagram shown below to find at least 6 different quantities of white and red paint that will be in the ratio 5 to 2

  4. 6th grade Math

    Hamza bought 8 gallons of brown paint to pain his kitchen and the dining room. Unfortunately, when Hamza started painting, he thought the paint was too dark for his house, so he wanted to make it lighter. The store manager would

  1. Math

    Gina's art teacher mixes 9 pints of yellow paint with 6 pints of blue paint create green paint. Gina mixes 4 pints of yellow paint with 3 pints of blue paint. Did Gina use the same ratio of yellow to blue paint instructed by her

  2. hard math

    The jelly Junior school color is made by mixing red paint and yellow paint. The ratio of red to yellow is 3 to 5. How much red paint should be mixed with 20 oz of yellow?

  3. Chemistry

    Which scenarios are definite signs that a chemical reaction has occurred? _(Select all that apply)_ Water is heated and releases a gas. Blue and yellow paint mix to make green paint. A piece of iron begins to rust. Two liquids are

  4. Math

    need direction on part c. Rosa and her friend build & paint a tree house. On monday they paint 2/5 of the tree house. On tuesday they paint 3/7 of the house. A - painting of the house need to be finished on wednesday. how much

  1. Math

    Two pizzas cost £6.30. What is the cost of seven pizzas? When I have 2 litres of yellow paint, I add 400 millilitres of blue to make a green paint. How much blue paint would I need to add to 7 litres of yellow paint? Jas uses

  2. math

    Isabelle is mixing red paint with blue paint to make purple paint. She adds of a fluid ounce of red to of a fluid ounce of blue to make fluid ounces of purple. How many fluid ounces of red paint will she need to make 3 fluid

  3. Math

    Kevin is mixing paint to make orange the ratio of red paint to yellow paint is 3 oz to 5 oz.How much yellow paint should he mix with 9 oz of red paint?

  4. Math

    Last week Gina's art teacher mixed 9 pint of red paint with 6 pints of white paint to make pink.Gina mixed 4 pints of red paint with 3 pints of white paint to make pink. Did Gina use the same ratio of red as her teacher? Explain

You can view more similar questions or ask a new question.