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CookieMonster101

  • 3 years ago

In a theather, the ratio of boys to girls is 3: 4 (this means 3 boys for every 4 girls). If there are 24 boys in the theater, how many girls are in the theater ?

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  1. amistre64
    • 3 years ago
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    3:4 *8 24:g ; g has to be 32

  2. CookieMonster101
    • 3 years ago
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    How did you get 8 ?

  3. amistre64
    • 3 years ago
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    becasue it says its a ratio of 3:4 and that 3 turns into 24 tells me they scaled it by 8

  4. amistre64
    • 3 years ago
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    |dw:1316898805930:dw|

  5. CookieMonster101
    • 3 years ago
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    thank-you !

  6. amistre64
    • 3 years ago
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    youre welcome

  7. anetika
    • 3 years ago
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    we can equate ratio's 3 / 4 =24 / x ; let consider x = number of girls so x=( 24 * 4 / 3) = 32

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