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Ariadnah8
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in a basket, there are 24 good oranges and rest are bad oranges. The ratio of good oranges to the bad oranges is 3:1, find the number of bad oranges

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KatriceLaigo

3/1 = 24/x...3 good oranges to 1 bad orange = 24 good to x bad cross multiply because this is a proportion (3)(x) = (1)(24) 3x = 24 x = 24/3 x = 8 <===bad oranges

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