# Ratios

A firm's sales for the month total $30,000. If the ratio of cash to credit sales is 2:3,

cash sales total = ?

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#### Solution Preview

Using algebra: Call the cash sales total "x". Call the credit total "y", we have:

x + y = ...

#### Solution Summary

This shows how to use ratios to find cash sales.

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