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1. Hi i am currently studying level 2 maths and in my work box there is a question i am really stuck on ...coukd someone please explain how they work this out and how they got the answer ill post yhe question below !!

George is a sheep farmer.his herd contains herdwick sheep and blackface sheep in the ratio 3:2. George has 180 herdwick sheep.How many sheep does he have in total ?
2. (Original post by Claire15101991)
Hi i am currently studying level 2 maths and in my work box there is a question i am really stuck on ...coukd someone please explain how they work this out and how they got the answer ill post yhe question below !!

George is a sheep farmer.his herd contains herdwick sheep and blackface sheep in the ratio 3:2. George has 180 herdwick sheep.How many sheep does he have in total ?
A ratio 3:2 means that for every 3 Herdwick sheep, George has 2 Blackface sheep. How many lots of 3 sheep is 180? Hence how many groups of 2 Blackface sheep does he have?
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5. (Original post by BrwnSugR1)
(Original post by BrwnSugR1)
Giving full solutions is against forum guidelines.
6. (Original post by Zacken)
Giving full solutions is against forum guidelines.
Oh? My bad, I'll just remove them then.

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