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elexusvanderhorst

  • 3 years ago

the ratio of men to women in a certain factory is 3to4 there are 216 men. How many workers are there?

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  1. ParthKohli
    • 3 years ago
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    \[3x = 216\]We need to find \(3x + 4x = 7x\)

  2. elexusvanderhorst
    • 3 years ago
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    how would we do that?

  3. cena111996
    • 3 years ago
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    no u do 3/4 is equal to 216/x

  4. elexusvanderhorst
    • 3 years ago
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    i still dont get it

  5. ParthKohli
    • 3 years ago
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    Can you find \(x\)?

  6. ParthKohli
    • 3 years ago
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    Do it either way.

  7. cena111996
    • 3 years ago
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    cross multiply the 3 times x and 4 times 216

  8. elexusvanderhorst
    • 3 years ago
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    but i cant find the value for x

  9. cena111996
    • 3 years ago
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    then after that u divide each side by 3and then u get ur answer

  10. elexusvanderhorst
    • 3 years ago
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    im still confused cause i cant find the value for x but 4*216=864

  11. cena111996
    • 3 years ago
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    now take 864 divided by 3 and whats that equal

  12. elexusvanderhorst
    • 3 years ago
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    288

  13. cena111996
    • 3 years ago
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    is that one of ur choices

  14. elexusvanderhorst
    • 3 years ago
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    they dont give me choices they just want me to type my answer

  15. cena111996
    • 3 years ago
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    oh then ur answer is 288

  16. cena111996
    • 3 years ago
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    was i right

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