Ratios: 2 drinks made w/ concentrate & water

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frankie10
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Ratios: 2 drinks made w/ concentrate & water

Two drinks are mixed by combining a juice concentrate with water.Drink A mixes 2 cans of the concentrate with 5 cans of water.Drink B mixes 500mL of the same concentrate with 1L of water.Which drink will have a stronger juice flavor

hbelle
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Re: Ratios

I don't really know the proper ways to solve ratios but here are some thoughts...

Drink A has 2:5 ratio of concentrate to water

Drink B needs to have the same measurement for both liquids. 1 liter = 1,000 milliliters so 500mL = .5L so I think Drink B has .5:1 ratio of concentrate to water

1492wasblue
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Re: Ratios: 2 drinks made w/ concentrate & water

1st: 2 cans drink to 5 cans water: drink/water=2/5=0.4
2nd: 500mL drink to 1000mL water: drink/water=5/10=1/2=0.5
0.5 is bigger