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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?

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    m = male

    Cross multiply and solve for m.

    2/8 = m/72

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    18?

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    Right.

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    Thank you so much Ms. Sue! You have been so much help :)

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    You're very welcome.

    But after this, please use the same name for your posts.

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