If the ratio of yellow jelly beans to red jelly beans is 4:3 and there are 21 beans in the jar, how many are yellow?

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If the ratio of yellow jelly beans to red jelly beans is 4:3 and there are 21 beans in the jar, how many are yellow?

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I guess solving with cross multiply wasn't working out for me.

So 3 sets of 4's and 3's, which means 12 yellow and 9 red.

So 3 sets of 4's and 3's, which means 12 yellow and 9 red.