The farmer

The farmer had 140 sheep. For the next year, she decided to change the number of sheep in ratio 10: 7. How many sheep will he have then?

Correct answer:

n =  98

Step-by-step explanation:

140 = 10/7 • n

10n = 980

n = 98

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