# math

posted by
**Haydee**
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I am confuse at the following, please explain:

a company employs a total of 527people, and 47 of these people work in the operations depart. Which of the following is a ratio that compares the number of people in the operations depart. to the total# of employees in the company?

1. 47:480

2. 47:527

3. 480:47

4. 527:47

operations people/total = 47/527