To make a shade of paint called jasper green, mix 8 quarts of green paint with 3/4 cups of black paint.

How much green paint should be mixed with 4 cups of black paint to make jasper green?

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How much green paint should be mixed with 4 cups of black paint to make jasper green?

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8 quarts = 32 cups

So we have a ratio of 32 : 3/4 cups

And the equal ratio of 4: x

So to solve for x, divide 3/4 by 8.

3/4 divided by 8 = 3/4 •1/8 = 3/32 of a cup of green paint.