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# A 60 ounce package of trail mix contains x ounces of raisins

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A 60 ounce package of trail mix contains x ounces of raisins [#permalink]  31 May 2017, 06:48
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A 60 ounce package of trail mix contains x ounces of raisins, x + 8 ounces of peanuts, and 32 ounces of granola. If the ratio of peanuts to granola is 9:16, what is the value of x ?

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10

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Joined: 07 Jun 2014
Posts: 2915
GRE 1: 323 Q167 V156
WE: Business Development (Energy and Utilities)
Followers: 49

Kudos [?]: 839 [0], given: 147

Re: A 60 ounce package of trail mix contains x ounces of raisins [#permalink]  02 Jul 2017, 14:57
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Here’s the ratio box you can set up. From the ratio with the granola and the actual ounces of granola provided you can solve for the multiplier, which is 2.

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Multiplying vertically, the number of peanuts is 18. You have 18 = x + 8, so x = 10.

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Re: A 60 ounce package of trail mix contains x ounces of raisins   [#permalink] 02 Jul 2017, 14:57
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