Rico wants to divide 45 cans of soda into two groups so that the ratio is 4 to 5. How many cans will be in each group?
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Rico wants to divide 45 cans of soda into two groups so that the ratio is 4 to 5. How many cans will be in each group?
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1. User Answers VenusRetrograde
Answer: 20 cans in the first group and 25 cans in the second group
45 cans
2 groups
ratio= 4:5
For every 4 cans in one group, there are 5 cans in the other group for a total of 9 cans.
4+5=9
45/9=5
5*4=20
5*5=25