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Directions: write and solve an algebraic equation or inequality for each problem.


1. Mabel has a total of 54 beads. Some are black and some are white. The ratio of the number of black beads to the number of white beads is 7:2. How many more black beads than white beads are there?

asked by Lily
  1. 7/9 = x/54

    Cross multiply and solve for x.

    posted by Ms. Sue
  2. Ms.Sue, where is the 9 coming from?

    posted by Lily
  3. 7:2 means there are 9 beads all together.

    posted by Ms. Sue

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