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ineedyouubiebsBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
There 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
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DirectrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
How did you get 198 men?
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ineedyouubiebsBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
dw:1380605005894:dw
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DirectrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
If 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.
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DirectrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Whatever this calculation is, it does not take the women present into account. dw:1380605085504:dw
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ineedyouubiebsBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So i did it the other way around right?
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ineedyouubiebsBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So whats the right way to do it?
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DirectrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Well, it's not by guessing although if you post the options we can determine the numbers that best fit the requirements of the problem.
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ineedyouubiebsBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
There aren't any options
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ineedyouubiebsBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Have any ideas?
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DirectrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yes, I do have some ideas.
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ineedyouubiebsBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Well this helps, thanks =D but I still have no idea how to do the problem
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ineedyouubiebsBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Why? Can you please tell me how to solve this problem
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ineedyouubiebsBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
It's 12am where I am and Im really sleepy
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DirectrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
It'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.
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ineedyouubiebsBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
but this hw is due tommorow:/
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I 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.
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Another 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
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ineedyouubiebsBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
thank you oso much. imma go get some zzzzs's now cause im about to pass out: o
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DirectrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You are welcome. Catch you here later.
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