word problems on proportions

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Each marble bag sold by Ashley's Marble Company contains

5 orange marbles for every

8 green marbles. If a bag has

48 green marbles, how many orange marbles does it contain?

Aug 4th, 2015

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5 Orange = 8 greeen

what about one Green?

one green marble will contain 5/8

what about 48 green marble? = 48 x (5/8) orange marbles

the bag will contain 30 orange marbles.


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