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A city with a population of 118,048 has a 3:5 ratio of males to females. How many males are there in the population?

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  1. anonymous
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    any choices? this ratio means that for every 3 men there are 5 women so there are less men.

  2. anonymous
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    These are the choices 44268 73780 70828 40268 @twistnflip

  3. anonymous
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    ok so there are 8 sections basically (3+5) so what is 118,048/8

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    14756 @twistnflip

  5. anonymous
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    now multiply that by three what do you get

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    44268 @twistnflip

  7. anonymous
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    the ration should be: 3 * 14756 : 5 * 14756

  8. anonymous
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    then whats your answer

  9. anonymous
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    do you get how we got to 44268? That is the answer

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    Yes I get it now thank you so much! @twistnflip

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