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A beauty parlour had items of lipsticks and nail polish bottles in its inventory.

`4/11` of the items were lipsticks and the rest were nail polish bottles.

There were 111 more nail polish bottles than lipsticks.

The ratio of the number of pink shade lipsticks to the number of brown shade lipsticks was 1 : 3.

The ratio of the number of pink shade nail polish bottles to the number of brown shade nail polish bottles was 5 : 2.

Find the ratio of the number of pink shade items to the number of brown shade items in the parlour.

 

Notes to students:

  1. If your answer is a ratio, leave it as a:b
The correct answer is : 6:5