# Math126

posted by .

A Community College has 3,000 student and 90 instructors.The college plans that enrollment will be 3,500 next year.How many new instructors should be hired if the college wants to keep the same students to instructor ratio?

• Math126 -

Cross multiply and solve for x.

3,000/90 = 3,500/x

Subtract 90 from your answer to find the number of instructors the college needs to hire.

## Similar Questions

1. ### math

A community college has 3,000 students and 90 instructors. The college plans that enrollment will be 3,500 next year. How many new instructors should be hired if the college wants to keep the same student to instructor ratio?
2. ### math

A community college has 3,000 students and 90 instructors. The college plans that enrollment will be 3,500 next year. How many new instructors should be hired if the college wants to keep the same student to instructor ratio?
3. ### english

how about this for starters? The shift from being a high school student to a college student can be both pleasurable and discomforting at the same time for the simple fact that college is nothing like high school. In college there
4. ### Math

A community college has 3,000 students and 90 instructors. The college plans that enrollment will be 3,500 next year. How many new instructors should be hired if the college wants to keep the same student to instructor ratio?
5. ### Mat 126

A community college has 3,000 students and 90 instructors. The college plans that enrollment will be 3,500 next year. How many new instructors should be hired if the college wants to keep the same student to instructor ratio?
6. ### english 114

I've got to write a good news letter to the president of a college expressing my appreciation of an instructor with dedication to his/her instructors...help
7. ### Math

As many as three instructors are hired for a martial arts class each week. 4:1 student-to-instructor ratio is considered ideal. Find the maximum number of students at each of these classes.
8. ### math

A community college has 2,000 students and 50 instructors. Next year the enrollment will be 6,000. How many new instructors should be hired if the college wants to keep the same studentto instructor ratio?
9. ### maths

A community college has 2,000 students and 50 instructors. Next year the enrollment will be 6,000. How many new instructors should be hired if the college wants to keep the same student to instructor ratio?
10. ### Math

THe Acme Industrial Tech College has fallen on hard times. Last year its enrollment dropped by 20%, and this year enrollement dropped another 15% from last years. Next year the college expected to have 50% of this years enrollment. …

More Similar Questions