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Karen and Kate lookedata collection of stones. Karen said the ratio 2:3 represented the stones. Kate said the ratio 2:5 represented the stones. They were both right. Explain Why

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  1. It would help if you told us what the ratio represents. Perhaps there are two types of stone, and 2:3 is the ratio of the numbers of one to the other (A to B) and the other is the ratio of A to the total (A+B)

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    posted by drwls
  2. thank you drwls. that is all the problem provides. is this a bad question?

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    posted by Ian
  3. 2x+3y=6

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