# An english book is comprised of two sections, literature and grammar in a ratio of 3:2. How much of each tupe of content will be needed to make a book of 150 pages?

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by Marisolramos

2015-01-23T09:08:58+05:30
No. of total parts=5(3+2)
Ratio of literature=3;
No of pages of literature= 3/5*150(ratio of literature/total ratio*given no. of total pages)
=90 pages
No. of pages of grammar=2/5*150(similar as above)
= 60 pages
2015-01-23T14:39:02+05:30

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Literature and grammar are in the ratio = 3:2
let literature = 3x pages
grammar = 2x pages
total pages = 3x+2x = 5x pages

but it is given that total pages = 150
5x = 150
x = 150/5 = 30

literature part = 3x = 3*6=30 = 90 pages
grammar part = 2x = 2*30 = 60 pages