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Homework Help: Algebra problem - set up done - quick guidance

Posted by Nik H. on Thursday, October 11, 2007 at 7:05pm.

The ratio of men to women at a certain company is 3 to 5. How many employees does the company have if there are 36 male employees?

Should I set the problem up this way:

3/5=36/x

x=60 male employees?

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