MATH SOLVE

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# the candy shop has two sizes of lollipops. they sell six large lollipops for every two small lollipops. yesterday the shop sold 96 lollipops. how many large lollipops were sold?

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Answer:72 large lollipops were soldStep-by-step explanation:Step 1: Find the ratio or large to small lollipopsFor every 2 small, they sell 6 large onesLarge: Small6 : 2Step 2: Determine how many lollipops were soldIf 72 large lollipops were sold12 x 6 = 726: 2Multiply both by 126 x 12 : 2 x 1272 : 2472+24 = 96Therefore, 72 large and 24 small lollipops were sold.