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anonymous
 4 years ago
If 10% of the men is voting for X and 6% of the women is voting for X, how many % of the population is voting for X?
anonymous
 4 years ago
If 10% of the men is voting for X and 6% of the women is voting for X, how many % of the population is voting for X?

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0are we assuming an equal number of men and women? if so then 8%

ash2326
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Let the total population of men be 100 and of women be 100 so 10 men vote for x and 6 women vote for y so total 16 people vote out of 200 16/200* 100= 8% assuming equal no. of men and women

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0an easy trick if this is confusing is use numbers. say there are 50 women and 50 men, for a total of 100 people. then 10% of 50 is 5 and 6% of 50 is 3, 5+3 = 8 and 8 is 8% of 100

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0as you can see ash used the same trick with different numbers, so the point is that the actual numbers don't matter, you can use any you like

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thanks! :) But what if the population consists of 52% men?
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