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,

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  1. Set up a proportion, cross multiply, and solve for x.

    2/7 = x/63

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    Ms. Sue
  2. Thank you sooo much!!

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  3. You're very welcome.

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    Ms. Sue
  4. 18

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  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?

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  7. 18 is correct

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  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)

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  9. i got 25.2

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  10. Why is it 2/7. Not 2/5??

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  11. Cuz 7 is the total of the ratio added together

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  12. idk how to do this problem can someone help me pls?

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