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John mixed 3\4 liters 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

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  1. yellow:red = 3:5
    if red=1, divide by 5 to get 3/5 : 5/5 = 3/5 : 1
    so, yellow = 3/5

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