# Question

need help on the following question.

Jill had a bag of sweets. She repacked of the sweets into small packets of 15 sweets each. and the rest into large packets of 25 sweets each. Find the ratio of the number of large packets of sweets to the number of small packets of sweets.

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# Answer

Sorry did not receive your update with the full question, but glad that you’ve gotten it answered!

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 Packets Number of packets Number of sweets Small p 15p Big q 25q

¾ of total number of sweets: 3u -> 15p

1u -> 5p

¼ of total number of sweets: 1u -> 25q

5p = 25q

p = 5q

q : p = 1 : 5

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Thanks.

it really crack my head.

i can only solve it by making an assumption but doubt that it is the correct method.
thank you @BigDevil

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You are welcome!

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q : p = 1 : 5

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this question is not possible, there’re must be some info missing

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Is this the full question? Seems like some information is missing in this sentence “She repacked of the sweets into small packets”

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