to make mint tea, Justin uses 1/9 as much mint syrup as tea

(a) How much tea does he need to make 450 ml of mint tea

(b) How much mint syrup does he need to make 5.4L of mint tea
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(a) If s=amount of mint syrup, 9s=amount of tea. Total amount=9s+s=10s=450, so s=45ml of mint syrup and 9s=405ml of tea.

(b) 5.4L=5400ml, so 10s=5400, s=540ml of syrup and 9s=4860ml=4.86L of tea.

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