Marlin's marble jar had 36 red marbles and 64 blue marbles. What was the ratio of red marbles to blue marbles in the jar? a 1:2 b 9:16 c 2:3 d 3:4
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Question
Marlin's marble jar had 36 red marbles and 64 blue marbles. What was the ratio of red marbles to blue marbles in the jar?
a 1:2
b 9:16
c 2:3
d 3:4
a 1:2
b 9:16
c 2:3
d 3:4
2 Answer

1. User Answers DarkBlue
[tex] \frac{red}{blue} = \frac{36}{64} ^{(2} = \frac{18}{32} ^{(2} = \frac{9}{16} [/tex]
So the correct answer is B
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2. User Answers VenusRetrograde
Answer=B
36 red marbles
64 blue marbles
red marbles:blue marbles
36:64
now lets simplify the ratio by dividing both numbers by 2
18:32
continue simplifying by dividing both sides by 2 again...
9:16
The ratio of red to blue marbles is 9:16