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

elexusvanderhorst
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how would we do that?

cena111996
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no u do 3/4 is equal to 216/x

elexusvanderhorst
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i still dont get it

ParthKohli
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Can you find \(x\)?

ParthKohli
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Do it either way.

cena111996
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cross multiply the 3 times x and 4 times 216

elexusvanderhorst
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but i cant find the value for x

cena111996
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then after that u divide each side by 3and then u get ur answer

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

cena111996
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now take 864 divided by 3 and whats that equal


cena111996
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is that one of ur choices

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

cena111996
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oh then ur answer is 288

cena111996
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was i right