# SOLUTION: The ratio of Brand "Y" golf balls sold to Brand "X" golf balls sold was 4 to 5. If there were 22 fewer Brand "Y" golf ablls than Brand "X" golf balls, then how many Brand "X" golf

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Proportions Question 80510: The ratio of Brand "Y" golf balls sold to Brand "X" golf balls sold was 4 to 5. If there were 22 fewer Brand "Y" golf ablls than Brand "X" golf balls, then how many Brand "X" golf balls were sold?Answer by stanbon(60771)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!The ratio of Brand "Y" golf balls sold to Brand "X" golf balls sold was 4 to 5. If there were 22 fewer Brand "Y" golf ablls than Brand "X" golf balls, then how many Brand "X" golf balls were sold? ------------- Let number of brand Y balls be 4x Then number of brand x balls is 5x --------- EQUATION: # of y balls + 22 = # of x balls 4x+22 = 5x x=22 -------- # of x balls = 5x = 5*22 = 110 ============ Cheers, Stan H.