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19 February, 17:54

The ratio of pens to pencils in carlos case is 4:5 he has 16pens how many pencils does carlos have?

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  1. 19 February, 19:11
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    He has 20 pencils.

    The ratio in the problem is 4 pens to 5 pencils meaning for every 4 pens there are 5 pencils.

    So take this into mathematics 16pens/4pens = 4

    5pencils * 4 is equal to 20 pencils

    the ratio still works and it is still 4 to 5 so the answer is 20 ... pencils.
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