Quantcast

Got Homework?

Connect with other students for help. It's a free community.

  • across
    MIT Grad Student
    Online now
  • laura*
    Helped 1,000 students
    Online now
  • Hero
    College Math Guru
    Online now

Here's the question you clicked on:

55 members online
  • 0 replying
  • 0 viewing

elexusvanderhorst Group Title

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

  • one year ago
  • one year ago

  • This Question is Closed
  1. ParthKohli Group Title
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    \[3x = 216\]We need to find \(3x + 4x = 7x\)

    • one year ago
  2. elexusvanderhorst Group Title
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    how would we do that?

    • one year ago
  3. cena111996 Group Title
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    no u do 3/4 is equal to 216/x

    • one year ago
  4. elexusvanderhorst Group Title
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    i still dont get it

    • one year ago
  5. ParthKohli Group Title
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    Can you find \(x\)?

    • one year ago
  6. ParthKohli Group Title
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    Do it either way.

    • one year ago
  7. cena111996 Group Title
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    cross multiply the 3 times x and 4 times 216

    • one year ago
  8. elexusvanderhorst Group Title
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    but i cant find the value for x

    • one year ago
  9. cena111996 Group Title
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    then after that u divide each side by 3and then u get ur answer

    • one year ago
  10. elexusvanderhorst Group Title
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    im still confused cause i cant find the value for x but 4*216=864

    • one year ago
  11. cena111996 Group Title
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    now take 864 divided by 3 and whats that equal

    • one year ago
  12. elexusvanderhorst Group Title
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    288

    • one year ago
  13. cena111996 Group Title
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    is that one of ur choices

    • one year ago
  14. elexusvanderhorst Group Title
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    they dont give me choices they just want me to type my answer

    • one year ago
  15. cena111996 Group Title
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    oh then ur answer is 288

    • one year ago
  16. cena111996 Group Title
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    was i right

    • one year ago
    • Attachments:

See more questions >>>

Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.

spraguer (Moderator)
5 → View Detailed Profile

is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...

23

  • Teamwork 19 Teammate
  • Problem Solving 19 Hero
  • You have blocked this person.
  • ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...

Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.

This is the testimonial you wrote.
You haven't written a testimonial for Owlfred.