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out of 150 eggs in a basket, 25 eggs were found rotten. find the ratio of: 1.rotten eggs in the good eggs 2. rotten eggs to the total eggs 3. good eggs to the total eggs

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  1. Let total number of eggs be n
    No.of rotten eggs =15/100×n
    By the problem no.of rotten eggs=48

    So ,15/100×n=48
    n=48/15×100=320

    Therefore, Total no.of eggs=320

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  2. Why let the total number be n? It says there are 150.
    rotten:good = 25/(150-25) = 25/125 = 1/5
    rotten:total = 25/150 = 1/6
    good:total = 125/150 = 5/6 (as expected, since 1/6 are bad)

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    15% of the apples in a crate are rotten. There are 12 rotten apples in the crate.

    How many apples are in the crate?

    Enter your answer in the box.



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