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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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