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**a confectioner has 500 mint, 500 orange, and 500 strawberry flavored sweets.**

He wishes to make packets containing 10 mint, 5 orange, and 5 strawberry sweets.

What is the maximum number of packets of this type he can make?

**Answer**

[tex]Inside\ each\ packet\ he\ used\ the\ greatest\ amount\ of\ mint\ sweets,\\so\ we\ can\ focus\ only\ on\ it.

\\\\We\ should\ divide\ all\ of\ mint\ sweets\ by\ one\ packet\ \\\\500:10=50\\\\He\ can\ make\ 50\ packets\ of\ this\ type.

[/tex]

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