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A tea company is making a special blend of two teas for aa customer. The ratio of Kenyan tea to Darjeeling tea in the blend is 4 to 5. How much Darjeeling tea is in 90 ounces of the blend?

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  1. 50

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  2. Thanks! But how did you get that..?

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  3. darjeeling tea to the ratio of the entire blend is 5 (in the ratio it is given) / 9 (sum of both teas) = 5/9

    so, 5/9 * 90 ounces = 50 ounces

    thus the answer is 50 ounces. sorry for being unclear

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  4. He might have gotten it by using a proportion.

    5/9 = x/90

    9x = 450

    x = 50

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  5. You're fine. I also need help on a couple others.
    A survey of 500 people found that 1 lout of 20 had at least one bird as a pet. How many people who were surveyed owned at least one bird?

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  6. 1* out of* 20

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  7. so just like Ms. Sue said, you can you use a proportion. 1/20 would be the people owning at least one bird. So, 1/20 * 500 = 25. We get 25 people who were surveyed and owned at least one bird. Next time just post another question I guess :D

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  8. Was this a smart remark? "Next time just post another question I guess :D" If so, I'm not really in the mood.. but if you meant it I do have another question........

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  9. Uh...I meant like post another entire question, not like a whole chain of them.

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  10. I think he meant to click Post a New Question. That way everyone is alerted that it is a new question, not just a continuation of a previous question.

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  11. I agree with Ms. Sue.

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  12. K. I'm sorry I didn't understand what way you were saying it. Good greef.

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