15 POINTS! PLEASE ANSWER QUICKLY, W/ a CLEAR EXPLANATION After Mia gave 1/4 of her milk to Dante, he had twice as much milk as Mia had. What was the initial r
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15 POINTS! PLEASE ANSWER QUICKLY, W/ a CLEAR EXPLANATION
After Mia gave 1/4 of her milk to Dante, he had twice as much milk as Mia had. What was the initial ratio of Mia’s milk to Dante’s milk?
After Mia gave 1/4 of her milk to Dante, he had twice as much milk as Mia had. What was the initial ratio of Mia’s milk to Dante’s milk?
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1. User Answers Edufirst
Use two variables:
M: initial milk quantity of Mia => quantity after she gave 1/4 of her milk to Dante = M  (1/4)M = 3M/4
D: initial milk quantity of Dante => D + M/4 Dante's quantity after Mia gave him 1/4 of her Milk
=> 3M/4 = 2(D + M/4)
You want the ratio M/D
3M/4 = 2D + M/2
3M/4  M/2 = 2D
3M/4  2M/4 = 2D
M/4 = 2D
M/D = 4*2
M/D = 8
Answer: M/D = 8