Posted by **Chris** on Friday, September 13, 2013 at 8:04pm.

The ratio of the number of adults to the number of students at the prom has to be 1:10. There are 477 more students than adults. How many adults are at the prom?

1/2x+477=10/2x?

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**Steve**, Friday, September 13, 2013 at 8:08pm
if there are x adults, there are 10x students.

10x = x+477

Not sure where the 2x came from, or why the divisions.

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