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ineedyouubiebs
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0There are 396 persons in the theater. If the ratio of women to men in 2:3 and the ratio of men to children is 1:2, how many men are in the theater? I got 198 men

Directrix
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1How did you get 198 men?

ineedyouubiebs
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1380605005894:dw

Directrix
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1If the ratio of men to children is 1:2, then there would be 396 children. 396 + 198 exceeds the number of people in the theater.

Directrix
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Whatever this calculation is, it does not take the women present into account. dw:1380605085504:dw

ineedyouubiebs
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So i did it the other way around right?

ineedyouubiebs
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So whats the right way to do it?

Directrix
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Well, it's not by guessing although if you post the options we can determine the numbers that best fit the requirements of the problem.

ineedyouubiebs
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0There aren't any options

ineedyouubiebs
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Have any ideas?

Directrix
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yes, I do have some ideas.

ineedyouubiebs
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well this helps, thanks =D but I still have no idea how to do the problem

ineedyouubiebs
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Why? Can you please tell me how to solve this problem

ineedyouubiebs
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It's 12am where I am and Im really sleepy

Directrix
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1It's going on 2 a.m. where I am. I have to rework this problem so you catch some ZZZs, and I'll try to post a solution.

ineedyouubiebs
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but this hw is due tommorow:/

Directrix
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I now have 108 men. Let x = number of women Let y = number of men Let z = number of children (x + y + z = 396) (3x = 2y) (z = 2y)  Solve simultaneously. Women: 72 Men: 108 Children: 216 I am now going to work on a solution that does not involve three equations in three unknowns.

Directrix
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Another Solution: Ratio of W:M = 2:3 Ratio of M:C = 1:2. A ratio of 1:2 is the same as a ratio 3:6 Therefore, the extended ratio of W:M:C = 2:3:6 So, 2x + 3x + 6 x = 396 11x = 396 x = 36 Men = 3*36 = 108 > Number of Men @ineedyouubiebs

ineedyouubiebs
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thank you oso much. imma go get some zzzzs's now cause im about to pass out: o

Directrix
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You are welcome. Catch you here later.
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