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# If the ratio of apples to bananas is 4 to 3 and the ratio of bananas

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If the ratio of apples to bananas is 4 to 3 and the ratio of bananas to cucumbers is 1 to 5, what is the ratio of apples to cucumbers?

A) 4:15
B) 1:3
C) 2:5
D) 4:5
E) 7:6

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05 Apr 2016, 06:22
Apples : Bananas = 4:3
Bananas : Cucumbers = 1:5 = 3:15
So if I have Bananas, I'd have 4 apples and 15 cucumbers
Apples : Cucumbers = 4:15

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05 Apr 2016, 10:04
Bunuel wrote:
If the ratio of apples to bananas is 4 to 3 and the ratio of bananas to cucumbers is 1 to 5, what is the ratio of apples to cucumbers?

A) 4:15
B) 1:3
C) 2:5
D) 4:5
E) 7:6

Apple/banana*banana/cucumber=(1/3*4/5)=4/15=apple/ cucumber(banana cancels out)
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