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anonymous
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 5 years ago
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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The ratio of men to women at a certain company is 4 to7 . How many female employees does the company have if there are 132 employees?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You can construct two equations in two variables. Let x be the number of female employees and y the number of male employees, then: \[{y \over x}={4 \over 7} \rightarrow (1)\] \[x+y=132\] You should now try to solve for x, which is the number of women employees.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Use the first equation and substitute y=(4/7)x in the second equation.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0From the first equation, multiply both sides by x, you get: \[y={4 \over 7}x \rightarrow(*)\] Substitute this value for y in the second equation: \[x+y=132 \implies x+{4 \over 7}x=132 \implies x(1+{4 \over 7})=132 \implies x({11 \over 7})=132\] \[\implies x=132({7 \over 11})=84\] So, there are 84 female employee in the company.

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 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Try to read the steps carefully, and let me know if there is something you don't understand.

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 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You're welcome. Thank YOU for calling me by name :)

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 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no problem! you're really good! :)
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