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there are twice as many women as men in the union at global products altogether ,84 workers at the plant are union members . how many of them are women ?

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F=2M
F+M=84

solve for F

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no idea?

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Using Bobpursley's equations --

F + 2F = 84
3F = 84

F = ?

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f= 28
so f+2f=84
28+2*28=84
28+56=84
56 women

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Right.

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