Posted by **Christina** on Friday, November 16, 2012 at 5:52pm.

At Strawberry State College, the ratio of females to males is 2:1. If there are 2100 students, how many are female and how many are male?

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, November 16, 2012 at 6:02pm
2/3 = f/2100

Cross multiply and solve for f (females).

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**Christina**, Friday, November 16, 2012 at 8:10pm
Is the correct answer 1400.

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, November 16, 2012 at 8:12pm
Yes. 1400 are female.

How many are male?

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**Christina**, Friday, November 16, 2012 at 8:16pm
700

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, November 16, 2012 at 8:30pm
Right.

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**Britttany**, Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 1:54pm
The answer is actually: 600 males and 1200 females

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