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Posted by **l** on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 12:14pm.

- algebra -
**Reiny**, Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 12:17pmThe key is to define your variables.

number of men ---- x

number of women ---- 5x + 2

Now it is easy, let me know what you got.

- algebra -
**Stranger**, Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 12:19pmLet no. of men be x

No. of women = 5x + 2

Total students = No. of men + women

50=x + 5x+2

48=6x

x=8

No. of women = 5x + 2

= 5 * 8 + 2

=42 (ans)

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