# You have a fruit ratio of 23 to 1(cherries to apples), if you have 15 apples how many cherries would you have?

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Nov 16, 2016

#### Explanation:

Mastering ratios has a lot to do with how you write down what you are told:

We can understand the ratio as telling that there are 23 times as many cherries as apples.

So, for

Writing the information as a direct proportion gives: