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Nana's paint mixup

Act 1

A person receives a text message to mix some paint using 5 parts red to 1 part white. After mixing the paint a second text message is received revealing that the mix should have been 1 part red to 5 part white. Is it possible to fix the mix-up?

Act 3

The answer is shown in a video which shows a mix of 25 parts red to 5 parts white.

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