18. The numbers of roses, sunflowers and tulips a f

florist

has are in the ratio 5:6:9.

After the florist sells 50 roses, the ratio becomes

3:4:6.

Find the number of roses left after 50 of them are

sold

Use algebra

18. The numbers of roses, sunflowers and tulips a f

florist

has are in the ratio 5:6:9.

After the florist sells 50 roses, the ratio becomes

3:4:6.

Find the number of roses left after 50 of them are

sold

Use algebra

numberof roses left after50of them are sold will be450roses.## What are ratios and proportions?

numbers, a and b, is referred to as aratiowhen b is not equal to 0. A proportion is anequationthat sets two ratios at the same value.5: 6: 9<- before selling 50 R and after 50 roses are sold the ratio is3: 4: 6<- after selling 50 R.numberof roses before sold be n then thenumberof roses left will be calculated as below:-numberof roses left after50of them are sold will be 450 roses.ratios and proportionsfollow