MATH SOLVE

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# Mrs. Gomez is a mother to 2 boys. The number of children she has is three times the number of boys she has. Her children are planning to buy her a bouquet of flowers. What is the biggest bouquet they can buy in which the ratio of pink flowers to blue flowers matches the ratio of girls to boys if the florist has 9 blue carnations and 12 pink carnations left?

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Answer:a bouquet of 18 flowers, 12 pink and 6 blueStep-by-step explanation:2 boys3x2 (the 2 boys) = 66 kids in total, 4 girls 2 boyspink to blue . girls to boys . the girls to boys ratio is 4:2the answer cannot be A because 4:8 is not equivalent to 4:2the answer cannot be B because 8:6 is not equivalent to 4:2the answer cannot be C because 6:9 is not equivalent to 4:2the answer CAN be D because 12:6 is equivalent to 4:2