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## Michelle is planting flowers in her garden. She wants the ratio of daisies to carnations to be 3 to 2. Michelle wants to plant a total of 30

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Michelle is planting flowers in her garden. She wants the ratio of daisies to carnations to be 3 to 2. Michelle wants to plant a total of 30 flowers. How many daisies should she plant?

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She should plant 18 daisies and 12 carnations.

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Divide 30 by 5 because 3+2 is 5

The answer is 6

The proportion for daisy is 3 so multiply 3 by 6 which is 18

For carnations multiply 2 by 6

Answer:18 Daisies and 12 Carnations

Step-by-step explanation:The total amount of flowers adds to be 30 therefore the amount of daises plus the amount of carnations should equal 30 (d+c=30). Then your ratio of daises to carnations is 3 to 2. Which means that you are going to have three daisies for every 2 carnations.