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The ratio of apples to bananas in a basket is 3 to 5. If the ratio of bananas to cherries in the same basket is 1 to 2. What is the ratio of apples to cherries?
A) 2 to 3
B) 2 to 5
C) 3 to 10
D) 3 to 2
E) 10 to 3
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The ratio of apples to bananas in a basket is 3 to 5. If the ratio of bananas to cherries in the same basket is 1 to 2. What is the ratio of apples to cherries?
A) 2 to 3
B) 2 to 5
C) 3 to 10
D) 3 to 2
E) 10 to 3


A:B = 3:5
B:C = 1:2
A:B:C = (3*1):(5*1):(5*2) = 3:5:10
A:C = 3:10
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The ratio of apples to bananas in a basket is 3 to 5. If the ratio of bananas to cherries in the same basket is 1 to 2. What is the ratio of apples to cherries?
A) 2 to 3
B) 2 to 5
C) 3 to 10
D) 3 to 2
E) 10 to 3

A:B = 3:5 = 3:5
B:C = 1:2 = 5:10

Ao, A:C = 3:10 (C)
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Let the number of apples be 3x so the number of bananas is 5x.

Now ratio of bananas to cherries is 1:2.
so, if bananas are 5x then cherries will be 10x.

the ratio of apples to cherries = \(\frac{3x}{10x} = \frac{3}{10}\)

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The ratio of apples to bananas in a basket is 3 to 5. If the ratio of bananas to cherries in the same basket is 1 to 2. What is the ratio of apples to cherries?
A) 2 to 3
B) 2 to 5
C) 3 to 10
D) 3 to 2
E) 10 to 3
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