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# Laura established a new flower garden, planting 4 tulip plants for eve

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17 Dec 2018, 02:42
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Laura established a new flower garden, planting 4 tulip plants for every 1 rose plant, and no other plants. If she planted a total of 50 plants in the garden, how many of those plants were tulips?

A. 10
B. 20
C. 30
D. 40
E. 50

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17 Dec 2018, 04:29
Bunuel wrote:
Laura established a new flower garden, planting 4 tulip plants for every 1 rose plant, and no other plants. If she planted a total of 50 plants in the garden, how many of those plants were tulips?

A. 10
B. 20
C. 30
D. 40
E. 50

given T=4R

T+R=50
5R=50
r= 10

t= 40 IMO D
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26 May 2019, 21:57
Bunuel wrote:
Laura established a new flower garden, planting 4 tulip plants for every 1 rose plant, and no other plants. If she planted a total of 50 plants in the garden, how many of those plants were tulips?

A. 10
B. 20
C. 30
D. 40
E. 50

t:r = 4:1

4x + x= 50, x=10

Total tulip= 4x = 40 Option D
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