Q:

a color called "shocking pink" is made by mixing red paint with white paint .The ratio of red to white is 2 to 7 ounces.How much white paint should be mixed with 16 ounces of red paint

Accepted Solution

A:
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Ratio
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Red : White 
2 : 7

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16 ounces of red paint
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Red : White 
2 x 8  : 7 x 8 
16 : 56


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Answer: You need 56 ounces of White Paint to get "Shocking Pink"
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