MATH SOLVE

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# An animal shelter has a ratio of cats to dogs that is 9:7.Part AIf the shelter only houses dogs and cats, what is the ratio of dogs to total animals? A. 79 B. 72 C. 716 D. 916Part BA second shelter has a ratio of cats to dogs of 6 to 5. If both shelters have 18 cats, which shelter has more dogs?Use the drop-down menu to show your answer.The shelter has more dogs.(first or second)

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Answer:C 7/16Shelter B has more dogsStep-by-step explanation:Part ACats : dogs : total9 7 9+7=16dogs/ total7/16Part BCats : dogs : total6 5 6+5=11If they both have 18 catsShelter ACats : dogs : total9 7 16Multiply by 218 14 32Shelter BCats : dogs : total6 5 11Multiply by 318 15 33Shelter A has 14 dogs, Shelter B has 15 dogsShelter B has more dogs