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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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@Directrix
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How did you get 198 men?
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dw:1380605005894:dw
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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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Whatever this calculation is, it does not take the women present into account. dw:1380605085504:dw
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ineedyouubiebs Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So i did it the other way around right?
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ineedyouubiebs Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So whats the right way to do it?
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Directrix Group TitleBest 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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ineedyouubiebs Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
There aren't any options
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Have any ideas?
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Yes, I do have some ideas.
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ineedyouubiebs Group TitleBest 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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ineedyouubiebs Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Why? Can you please tell me how to solve this problem
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ineedyouubiebs Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
It's 12am where I am and Im really sleepy
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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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ineedyouubiebs Group TitleBest 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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thank you oso much. imma go get some zzzzs's now cause im about to pass out: o
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You are welcome. Catch you here later.
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