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Asked Feb 19, 2020
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Sunshine paint is made by mixing three parts yellow paint and one part red paint. How many gallons of yellow paint should be mixed with two quarts of red paint?

(1 gallon = 4 quarts)

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Expert Answer

Step 1

To Determine: Mixing 3 parts of yellow paint and one part of red paint to made the sunshine paint. How many gallons of yellow paint should be mixed with two quarts of red paint?

Step 2

Explanation: 

To made the sunshine paint, mix the 3 parts of yellow paint and 1 part of red paint.

Ratio of yellow to red paint is 3:1

Let's setup the proportion 

                                              Algebra homework question answer, step 2, image 1

Step 3

Now convert it into the gallons 

                                                     Algebra homework question answer, step 3, image 1

Then 

                                                      Algebra homework question answer, step 3, image 2

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