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A truck is carrying orange juice cherry juice and cranberry juice bottles in a ratio of 1:2:5. If there are 30 cherry juice bottles, then how many cranberry juice bottles are there?

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asked by Kristy
  1. 1:2:5
    ?:30:?
    15:30:75 check that.

    posted by bobpursley
  2. Sense the ratio is 1:2:5 and the 2nd ratio is 30 you devide 30 then multiply the new number by 5.

    posted by Susan
  3. You divide 2 into 30 and find that it is a factor of 15.

    Multiply 1 times 15
    and 5 times 15

    so 15:30:75

    To check your work divide each part by 15 and you should be back to the 1:2:5

    posted by John

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