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A box contained some red, blue, and green markers. For every 5 red markers, there were 2 blue markers. For every 3 blue markers, there were 5 green markers.
a.​​Find the ratio of red markers to blue markers to green markers.
b.​When 6 red markers were removed from the box, 37 o​f the remaining markers were red markers. How many markers were left in the box?

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  1. r:b = 5:2
    b:g = 3:5
    or,

    r:b = 15/6
    b:g = 6:10
    so, r:b:g = 15:6:10

    so, see what you can do with part (b)

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  2. I thought the question said 3/7 not 37 for b

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