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anonymous
 5 years ago
the ratio of girls to boys at school is 7:4. if there are currently 189 girls at the school, then how many additional boys would be needed so that the resulting ratio of girls to boys is 3:2? Show answer in 2 different ways... please explain.
anonymous
 5 years ago
the ratio of girls to boys at school is 7:4. if there are currently 189 girls at the school, then how many additional boys would be needed so that the resulting ratio of girls to boys is 3:2? Show answer in 2 different ways... please explain.

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So if the number of boys = x 7/4 x =189 Solve for the initial number of boys x= 189 / (7/4) x=108 Then how many more would you need for a 3/2 ratio? hint: 3/2=189/ new number of boys

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0is there another way of solving?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0is there another way of solving?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You could do things in a different order, or maybe try to make an equation to solve all of it at once which would just be more complicated..
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