Mathematics
courtneyshaffer
2017-08-14 02:28:00
There are only red beans and green beans in a bag the ratio of the number of red beans to the number of green beans is 5;9 what fraction of the beans are red
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bruh1
2017-08-14 08:37:12

Let the red beans be 5x and green beans be 9x Then,  total beans = 5x + 9x =14x ∴ The fraction of beans that are red = No. of red beans / Total beans                                                       = 5x/14x                                                       = 5/14

Enola11
2017-08-14 08:38:27

the fraction is 5/9 so red would be 5

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