math

posted by .

At Strawberry State College, the ratio of females to males is 2:1. If there are 2100 students, how many are female and how many are male?

  • math -

    2/3 = f/2100

    Cross multiply and solve for f (females).

  • math -

    Is the correct answer 1400.

  • math -

    Yes. 1400 are female.

    How many are male?

  • math -

    700

  • math -

    Right.

  • math -

    The answer is actually: 600 males and 1200 females

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. Probability

    At a certain university, 30% of the students major in math. Of the students majoring in math, 60% are males. Of all the students at the university, 70% are males. a) What is the probability that a student selected at random in the …
  2. math 156

    the ratio of males to females in a college class is 2:6. if there are 72 students in the class, how many are males?
  3. Statistics

    The Computer Anxiety Rating Scale (CARS) measures an individual's level of computer anxiety, on a scale from 20 ( no anxiety) to 100 (highest level of anxiety). Researchers at Miami University administered CARS to 172 business students. …
  4. Math

    In a class of 29 males and females there are 12 females. Write the ratio of males to females. Solve. Express each ratio as a fraction reduced to lowest terms.
  5. Math

    At Strawberry State College, the ratio of females to males is 2:1. If there are 2400 students, how many are female and how many are male?
  6. Math

    the ratio of males to females in a college class is 2:6. If there are 72 students in the class, how many are male?
  7. biology

    In a cross with a mother who carries the allele for hemophilia and a father who has normal blood clotting what would be the expected phenotypes of the offspring?
  8. math

    Is it reasonable to state that the ratio of 8 male students to 16 female students is the same as the the ratio of 8 male students to 24 students?
  9. problem solving

    Casandra had a pair of mice ,the female gave birth to 8 pups ,four males and four females. in the next term ,5 females each gave birth to 8 pups ,again 4 males 4 females.in the next term,each female does the same and no mice die .how …
  10. Marh

    The ratio of male to females is 2:5. There are 12 more females than males. How many males are there.

More Similar Questions