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# A flower shop sells flowers in a ratio of roses to carnations of 5: 2.

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A flower shop sells flowers in a ratio of roses to carnations of 5: 2. The ratio of carnations to tulips sold is 5: 3. What is the ratio of roses to tulips?

A. 2: 3

B. 3: 2

C. 5: 3

D. 25: 6

E. 25: 9

R:C:T
5:2: *5
:5:3 *2
25:10:6
25:6
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Re: A flower shop sells flowers in a ratio of roses to carnations of 5: 2. [#permalink]
Bunuel wrote:
A flower shop sells flowers in a ratio of roses to carnations of 5: 2. The ratio of carnations to tulips sold is 5: 3. What is the ratio of roses to tulips?

A. 2: 3

B. 3: 2

C. 5: 3

D. 25: 6

E. 25: 9

Roses : Carnations = (5 : 2) *5
Carnations : Tulips = (5 : 3) *2

Thus, ratio of Roses : Carnations : Tulips = 25 : 10 : 6

Hence, Ratio of roses to tulips is 25 : 6 , Answer must be (D)
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