# Math

7 pints of blue paint mix with 4 pints of yellow paint.
If you want to use a total of 44 pints, how many pints of blue paint and yellow paint will you have?
I am a parent trying to help my daughter with the question above. am lost please show me what to do use different numbers if you have to. thank you for your time

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1. 7 + 4 = 11 pints

You could use a proportion.

7/11 = x/44

Cross multiply and solve for x.

11x = 308
x = 28 pints of blue paint

Do the same for the yellow paint.

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