# 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

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2. 👎 0
4. LOL

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

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2. 👎 1
6. it is 0.6

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2. 👎 0
7. Why tho

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2. 👎 0

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