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The aquarium director of the Bigtown Aquarium woul...

The aquarium director of the Bigtown Aquarium would like to have a ratio of \( 2 \) bigmouth catfish for every \( 5 \) rainbow trout. The aquarium currently has \( 5 \) bigmouth catfish and \( 30 \) rainbow trout. Which equation could she use to determine \( x \) , the number of additional bigmouth catfish she needs to purchase in order to achieve the desired ratio? 

Answer

\(\frac { 5 } { 2 } = \frac { 30 } { 5 + x }\)  

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