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john mixed 3/4 liter of yellow paint with 1 1/4 liters of red paint to make 2 liters of orange paint.

. He needed more orange paint.

. To make a new batch of orange paint, he used exactly 1 liter of red paint.

Using the same ratio, how many liters of yellow paint should john use to make the new batch of orange paint?

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  1. yellow : red
    = (3/4) : (5/4)
    = 3 : 5

    y:1 = 3:5
    y/1 = 3/5
    y = 3/5

    He needs 3/5 L of red

    check:
    (3/5) : 1
    = 3 : 5, the ratio as needed

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  2. 167

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  3. Even though I am in algebra 1 this still confused me

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  4. it is 0.6

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  5. Why tho

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  6. Some people use the same ratio like 6 to 3 or 3:6 like that

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  7. 3:5

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  8. Not helpful. Didn´t even get my money that was promised, ratio bozo.

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