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+ | Joe and JoAnn each bought 12 ounces of coffee in a 16-ounce cup. Joe drank 2 ounces of his coffee and then added 2 ounces of cream. JoAnn added 2 ounces of cream, stirred the coffee well, and then drank 2 ounces. What is the resulting ratio of the amount of cream in Joe's coffee to that in JoAnn's coffee? | ||
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+ | \text {(A) } \frac 67 \qquad \text {(B) } \frac {13}{14} \qquad \text {(C) } 1 \qquad \text {(D) } \frac {14}{13} \qquad \text {(E) } \frac 76 | ||
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== Solution == | == Solution == | ||
− | {{ | + | Joe has 2 ounces of cream, as stated in the problem. |
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+ | JoAnn had 14 ounces of liquid, and drank <math>\frac{1}{7}</math> of it. Therefore, she drank <math>\frac{1}{7}</math> of her cream, leaving her <math>2*\frac{6}{7}</math>. | ||
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+ | <math>\frac{2}{2*\frac{6}{7}}=\frac{7}{6} \Rightarrow \boxed{\text{(E)}}</math> | ||
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== See also == | == See also == | ||
− | + | {{AMC12 box|year=2006|num-b=10|num-a=12|ab=B}} | |
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− | + | [[Category:Introductory Algebra Problems]] | |
+ | {{MAA Notice}} |
Latest revision as of 10:45, 4 July 2013
Problem
Joe and JoAnn each bought 12 ounces of coffee in a 16-ounce cup. Joe drank 2 ounces of his coffee and then added 2 ounces of cream. JoAnn added 2 ounces of cream, stirred the coffee well, and then drank 2 ounces. What is the resulting ratio of the amount of cream in Joe's coffee to that in JoAnn's coffee?
Solution
Joe has 2 ounces of cream, as stated in the problem.
JoAnn had 14 ounces of liquid, and drank of it. Therefore, she drank of her cream, leaving her .
See also
2006 AMC 12B (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | |
Preceded by Problem 10 |
Followed by Problem 12 |
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