# Pre-Algebra

The ratio of men to women at a lecture is 2 to 5. A total of 63 people are at the lecture. How many are men? Explain how you found your answer,

1. 👍 1
2. 👎 0
3. 👁 917
1. Set up a proportion, cross multiply, and solve for x.

2/7 = x/63

1. 👍 3
2. 👎 1
2. Thank you sooo much!!

1. 👍 1
2. 👎 0
posted by Penelope
3. You're very welcome.

1. 👍 1
2. 👎 0
4. 18

1. 👍 1
2. 👎 0
posted by person
5. ?

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
6. The ratio of men to women at a lecture is 2 to 5. A total of 63 people are at the lecture. How many are men?

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
posted by Sasha
7. 18 is correct

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
posted by Juli
8. Kathy, this was a really terirfic session. I will be doing Math Support (G10) next year, and would really like to keep in touch if possible! Liam O'Shea (Suzhou Singapore International School)

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
9. i got 25.2

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
posted by Abigail
10. Why is it 2/7. Not 2/5??

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
posted by Frose
11. Cuz 7 is the total of the ratio added together

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
posted by Hayden
12. idk how to do this problem can someone help me pls?

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
posted by maria

## Similar Questions

1. ### Math

That ratio of men to women at a lecture is 2 to 5 a total of 63 people are at the lecture how many are men explain how you found your answer

asked by Marilyn on February 25, 2016
2. ### 6th G-Math

If the ratio of men to women in a movie theater is 1.00 when written as a decimal, what must be true? A. The ratio of women to men in the theater is 0.50. B. The ratio of women to men in the theater is 2.00. C. The ratio of women

asked by Lauren on April 15, 2012
3. ### Maths

There were a some men, women , children in a hall.there 1 1/4 times as many men as women,and the ratio of number of women to the number of children is 8:5.when 105 more children entered the hall, the ratio of men to the children

asked by Mullai on December 11, 2015
4. ### Communication and Gender Studies

Give an example of men in lecture mode and women being captive listeners. Secondly, provide an example of men and women using different listening signals.

asked by Shelly on June 27, 2010
5. ### Social Studies

Which of the following best describes the rights of men and women in ancient Jewish society? Select all that apply. A. Both men and women could buy and sell land. B. Both men and women could take cases to court. C. Men could marry

6. ### Social Studies

Which of the following best describes the rights of men and women in ancient Jewish society? Select all that apply. A. Both men and women could buy and sell land. B. also my answer Both men and women could take cases to court. C.

asked by Help needed on September 6, 2019
7. ### Math

A math class has 26 women and 12 men. find the ratio of men to total students

asked by christopher on April 13, 2010
8. ### algebra

a math class has 26 women and 12 men. Find the ratio of men to total studens.

asked by christopher on April 13, 2010
9. ### statistics

a computer teacher has 20 students 8 who are women and 12 are men. her other class has 30 people how many must be women so that both classes have the same ratio of women to men

asked by gigio on May 1, 2011
10. ### Probability

This is an example question, but I'm not sure how my instructor came up with the answer. Could anyone explain in detail please. Among the contestants in a competition are 49 women and 29 men. If 5 winners are randomly selected,

asked by Mary on October 29, 2006

More Similar Questions