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# Zahara mixed 5 quarts of dry ingredients and 2 quarts of water to make aconcrete. She ran out of the mixture before finishing her project, so she madbatch using 10 quarts of dry ingredients.*) How many quarts of water does Zahara need to add to keep theconsistency the same? Complete the ratio square.Batch 1Batch 2basingenvon oDry Ingredients (at)510

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Answer:Zahara need to add 4 quarts of water to keep the consistency the sameStep-by-step explanation:Letx -----> the amount of dry ingredients in quartsy -----> the mount of water in quartswe know thatBatch 1[tex]\frac{x}{y}=\frac{5}{2}[/tex]Isolate variable y[tex]y=\frac{2}{5}x[/tex] ----> equation ABatch 2For x=10substitute in the equation A and solve for y[tex]y=\frac{2}{5}(10)=4[/tex] The ratio batch 2 is [tex]\frac{10}{4}[/tex]thereforeZahara need to add 4 quarts of water to keep the consistency the same