## To make a shade of purple called “Grape Purple” you must mix red and blue paint together with a ratio of 2:3. Miya mixed 8 cups of red with

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To make a shade of purple called “Grape Purple” you must mix red and blue paint together with a ratio of 2:3. Miya mixed 8 cups of red with 14 cups of blue. Will she get “Grape Purple” or a different shade? Explain why or why not.

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Answer: She will get a different shadeStep-by-step explanation:She will not get “Grape Purple” here is why:

The ratio of red to blue cups can be expressed as a fraction of:

2/3

If we express Miya’s mix as a fraction we get:

8:14

If we simplify that it becomes:

4/7

4/7 is not equal to 2/3.