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The Senate passed a bill by a ratio of 8 to 1. If 90 senators voted in all, how many voted for the bill?
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The Senate passed a bill by a ratio of 8 to 1. If 90 senators voted in all, how many voted for the bill?
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tigerlily012 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Choices: 80 89 11.25 10
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tigerlily012 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I think it is 89
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satellite73 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
no it is not that
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tigerlily012 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh, ok...ill go over it again
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satellite73 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
8 to 1 means for every nine that voted in favor, 8 voted for it and 1 against
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LordHades Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
8/9 * 90 = 80
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tcarroll010 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
8 to 1 gives 8/(8+1) = x/90 and then just solve for x.
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satellite73 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
what i mean to say is that for every 9 that VOTED , 8 voted for and 1 voted against
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satellite73 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so by the same ratio, if 90 voted, then 80 voted for and 10 voted against
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tigerlily012 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh ok @satellite73
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tcarroll010 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
8/(8+1) = x/90 simplifies to 8/9 = x/90
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tigerlily012 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok!!! :)
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tigerlily012 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
thank you so much! :) <3
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satellite73 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
and if 45 voted, then 40 voted for it and 5 against etc
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tcarroll010 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
which then gives x = (8/9)(90)
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tcarroll010 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
You're welcome!
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